LA Schools To Restore Hundreds Of Non-Teaching Jobs

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Hundreds of jobs could soon return to local schools after the Los Angeles Unified School District reached a deal with a state labor union.

KNX 1070’s Brian Ping reports district officials expect the agreement with non-teaching employees would restore $8 million worth of positions.

Library aides, school financial managers and clerical staff are among those jobs expected to return to schools in coming weeks using at least a portion of some $55 million unspent from last year’s budget.

After laying off 800 workers Friday, L.A. Unified says the district will designate about 400 positions to be restored over the course of several weeks.

Negotiators with the California School Employees Association also agreed to four furlough days in a deal that must still be ratified by the union and school board.


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