SE Pa. Catholic High School Teachers Sign New, One-Year ContractRita Schwartz, president of Local 1776 of the Association of Catholic Teachers, says teachers voted last night by a nearly 3-1 margin to accept the new contract.
Teachers, Students Report To Class At Archdiocesan High SchoolsClasses are resuming today at 17 area Catholic high schools, now that striking teachers have ratified a new contract.
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."
Back To Bargaining Table For Striking Philadelphia Catholic School TeachersThe issue for teachers is job security.
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.
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.