This week in the war on workers: Los Angeles teachers can strike Monday, judge rules

by— A Los Angeles County judge ruled that Los Angeles teachers can go on strike on Monday. Negotiations are continuing, so we’ll see what happens. Meanwhile historian Nelson Lichtenstein offers some important background on the teachers' struggle in that city: Indeed, when the union held a strike ballot in August 2018, 98 percent of the membership voted yes, and over a thousand teachers who were not yet members joined UTLA in order to cast their ballots too. Post-Janusunion density stands at an...

NBC News—Los Angeles teachers prepare for Monday strike. The walkout will be the first for the school district in three decades as negotiators fail to reach a deal on salaries, class sizes and hiring more staff.

RedState—Los Angeles Teachers Set to Strike Later This Week. The average salary for a teacher in the Los Angeles United School District (LAUSD) is $75,000. As early as Thursday, these teachers are set to strike, leaving as many as 600,000 students in the lurch. Negotiations between the union and and teachers stalled Monday. United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl told NBC News on Monday that a strike is looking increasingly likely. We were surprised | Read More

CNN—Los Angeles teachers' union says it's ready to strike Monday. The Los Angeles teachers' union rejected the school district's latest offer on Friday, meaning the union is ready to go on strike Monday morning, union leaders said.