Stories tagged: strike
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015
After days of mediated negotiations the Spokane Education Association and Spokane Public Schools came to a tentative contract agreement Thursday afternoon, narrowly avoiding a districtwide strike. “We are very pleased …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 3, 2015, 7:31 p.m.
A tentative agreement has been reached between Spokane Public Schools and the teachers union that averts a labor strike Friday.
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
With a strike looming and negotiators unable to craft a deal after an all-day bargaining session Wednesday, the Spokane Public Schools board gave the superintendent the ability to fire striking …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
City high schools had yet to hear by Wednesday evening whether they had the go-ahead to play season-opening football games Friday – strike or no strike. Greater Spokane League secretary …
Wed., Sept. 2, 2015, 10:46 p.m.
With a strike looming and negotiators unable to craft a deal after an all-day bargaining session Wednesday, the Spokane Public School board gave the superintendent the ability to fire striking …
Wed., Sept. 2, 2015
In an effort to avoid a strike less than a week into the new school year, representatives from the Spokane Education Association and Spokane Public Schools agreed to spend all …
Tue., Sept. 1, 2015
On Monday, Hy Yoeun dropped off her second-grader, Alex, at Bemiss Elementary. “He didn’t want the summer to be over,” Yoeun said.
Tue., Sept. 1, 2015
The Spokane Public Schools board is considering options for budget cuts, including raising school lunch prices, and delaying some new programs.
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015
Spokane Public Schools employees on Friday voted to strike just four days after school starts next week. But the Spokane Education Association, which represents the workers, has not abandoned negotiations.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 28, 2015, 9:50 p.m.
Employees of Spokane Public Schools have voted to go out on strike beginning Friday, Sept. 4, only days after the first day of school on Monday.
Wed., May 27, 2015
Today, 3,000 members of the Spokane Education Association will walk off the job in an effort to send a message to the Legislature that it needs to step up to …
Fri., May 22, 2015
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one-day strike on Wednesday, but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney school …
UPDATED: Thu., May 21, 2015, 8:59 p.m.
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one day walkout on Wednesday but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney …
UPDATED: Wed., May 20, 2015, 6:22 p.m.
Spokane Public Schools teachers and staff voted Wednesday to participate in a one-day walkout on May 27 to protest the Legislature not fully funding basic education.
Sun., May 3, 2015
OLYMPIA – Senate Republican leaders were mightily incensed last week when some teachers in some West Side districts decided to go out on “strike” to call for more state funding …
Sat., Aug. 16, 2014
Unionized health care workers at Valley and Deaconess hospitals have negotiated a contract agreement after an unprecedented 20 months of talks. Set hours for staff, a pay raise and changes …
Fri., Dec. 6, 2013
Valley Hospital has locked out at least 80 nurses and other employees in the aftermath of Wednesday’s one-day strike and the hiring of temporary replacement workers. The lockout will be …
Thu., Dec. 5, 2013
Valley Hospital announced a two-day lockout of striking nurses and technical workers Wednesday following the launch of an unprecedented one-day strike at Spokane hospitals owned by Community Health Systems Inc. …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 4, 2013, 2:09 p.m.
Valley Hospital announced a lockout of many nurses and technical workers who expected to return to work Thursday morning following a one-day strike.
Tue., Dec. 3, 2013
A one-day strike looms Wednesday at Deaconess and Valley hospitals after contract negotiations with nurses and other workers failed. It would be the first strike in Spokane by hospital nurses …
Mon., Dec. 2, 2013, 8:52 p.m.
A one-day strike looms Wednesday at Deaconess and Valley hospitals after contract negotiations with nurses and other workers failed.
Sat., Nov. 16, 2013
About 1,100 unionized nurses, medical techs and service staff at Deaconess and Valley hospitals have postponed plans for a one-day strike this month. However, the strike could be rescheduled unless …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2012, 8:23 p.m.
The Spokane Symphony musicians will go on strike effective at 5 p.m. Saturday, forcing cancellation of Saturday’s SuperPops concert.
Thu., July 19, 2012, 8:22 a.m.
LONDON — The union representing immigration staff at British airports says its members will walk off the job on July 26, the day before the start of the Olympic Games.
Sun., March 11, 2012
When the Arena Football League schedule was released in October, Spokane majority owner Brady Nelson wasn’t thrilled to see the Shock with a Monday home opener, the last of six …
Fri., March 9, 2012
Spokane Shock majority owner Brady Nelson says he’s “100 percent” confident the Arena Football League team’s season opener Monday night will go on as planned despite threats from the players …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2011, 10:23 p.m.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Negotiators have reached a deal to end a teachers strike that forced the cancellation of more than a week of school in Tacoma.
Tue., March 1, 2011, 12:12 p.m.
Union workers at the Ponderay Newsprint plant walked out of the plant at 6 a.m. today, halting production at the mill near Usk in Pend Oreille County.
Fri., Aug. 13, 2010
Unionized health care workers will continue voting today on a new contract that would award pay raises of at least 3 percent at Deaconess Medical Center and Valley Hospital and …
Thu., Aug. 12, 2010
Unionized health care workers at Deaconess Medical Center and Valley Hospital and Medical Center will vote on a new labor contract today and Friday. Details of the tentative agreement that …