The judge granted a preliminary injunction sought by the PFT. Two weeks ago, the SRC announced it was going to begin requiring Philadelphia public school teachers to pay a contribution to their health insurance.
When Mayor Nutter last year announced pay raises and work rule changes — including the right to furlough — on nonunionized workers, he included the members of Local 2186.
The School District of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers have reached an agreement which allows the District to proceed with its reduction in teachers.
The Philadelphia School District and the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers have agreed to go to arbitration to settle their dispute over nearly 350 teachers listed for layoffs.