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Philadelphia Catholic School Teachers Negotiate New Contract With ArchdioceseNeither side would disclose the terms of the contract until the union votes on it.
Teachers Approve Contract, Ending Philadelphia Catholic High Schools Strike"Our teachers went out because they felt their job security was jeopardized," said Rita Schwartz, president of the Association of Catholic Teachers ("ACT"), who added that the strike "was never about money."
Philadelphia Area Catholic High Schools Closed As Negotiations Drag OnA spokeswoman for the archdiocese described the latest talks as "productive," with the two sides exchanging proposals at an undisclosed location.
Talks Resume In Philadelphia Area Catholic School Teachers' StrikeSeven hundred lay teachers at 17 area Catholic high schools have been on strike since last Tuesday.
Back To Bargaining Table For Striking Philadelphia Catholic School TeachersThe issue for teachers is job security.
Archdiocesan Officials Say They Are Ready For School, Even Without Lay TeachersDr. Richard McCarron says they are "willing and ready" to resume negotiations with the teachers' union.
Philadelphia Lay Teachers Go On Strike Against Archdiocesan High SchoolsLay teachers at Catholic high schools across the Archdiocese of Philadelphia voted Tuesday afternoon to go on strike as of the first day of scheduled classes, Wednesday morning.
Union Talks Continue As Possible Strike Looms For Philadelphia's Catholic High SchoolsContract talks continue between the Association of Catholic Teachers and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, as the two sides try to come together to avoid a strike at the city's Catholic High Schools.
Catholic Schoolteachers In Philadelphia Call For Contract MediationNegotiators say the teachers and archdiocese are still far apart on work rule issues and they've barely begun to talk money.
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