Tag: strike

PJSTA Passes Reso in Support of SEA; Launches Solidarity Campaign

At today’s Representative Council meeting the PJSTA’s governing body passed a resolution in support of the Seattle Education Association who are currently on strike in Seattle as they fight for the schools Seattle’s students deserve.  Additionally the PJSTA pledged to launch a… Read More

Seattle Teachers On Strike!

*UPDATE* 5:36 AM After negotiations fell apart last night, Seattle teachers will be on strike to begin their school year today.  We send out thoughts of support and solidarity to our sisters and brothers in the SEA! The Seattle Education Association is… Read More

PJSTA Flashback: 38 years ago!

A friend of ours sent this along.  The newspaper clipping below, from the Long Island Press dated September 8, 1976 tells the story of three Long Island locals who voted to authorize strikes.  One of those locals was your very own PJSTA!… Read More

PJSTA Unanimously Votes to Support Portland Teachers

At tonight’s executive board meeting the PJSTA’s executive board unanimously approved the following resolution… Whereas, the Portland Public Schools are harming students and educators with a refusal to negotiate a fair contract, particularly in regards to class sizes, teacher workloads, wages, insurance… Read More

Portland, Oregon Teachers Vote to Strike!

Yesterday we mentioned the possibility of Portland Oregon’s teachers going on strike.  Late last night the PAT‘s rank and file overwhelmingly authorized a strike. Via Reuters… Teachers in Portland, Oregon’s largest school district, voted Wednesday night to authorize a strike, setting the… Read More