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Teachers Union Calls On LAUSD To Rescind More Than 600 Layoff Notices

Hearings are underway Monday before an administrative law judge to determine whether the Los Angeles Unified School District can go forward with laying off more than 600 employees.


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Exclusive: Unions Blast LAUSD For Telling Cafeteria Workers To Speak Only English

Worker unions are firing back at the Los Angeles Unified School District after they allegedly told cafeteria workers at Harvard Elementary School they could only speak English on campus.


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4 More LAUSD Bargaining Units Ratify Contracts, Secure Salary Raises

Four Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) bargaining units have ratified their contracts, providing salary raises to employees for the first time in several years, officials said.

CBS Los Angeles–07/31/2014

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UTLA Encourages LAUSD Parents To Demand Pay Raises, Smaller Class Sizes

Members of United Teachers Los Angeles were handing out leaflets to parents dropping their kids off at Los Angeles Unified School District schools Tuesday morning calling for smaller class sizes, increased staffing and salary increases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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Civic Leader Urges LA School Board To Keep John Deasy As Superintendent

A high-powered Los Angeles attorney and civil leader has urged the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Board of Education to keep embattled Superintendent John Deasy on the job.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2013

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LA Unified’s Teachers Union Accuses Superintendent Of Retaliating Against Instructors Who Speak Out

A dozen Los Angeles Unified School District teachers claim they lost their jobs or were forced to change schools after speaking out about problems on campus.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/05/2013

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LAUSD, Teacher’s Union Tentatively Agree To Factor Student Test Scores Into Teacher Evaluations

The L.A. Unified School District and its teachers union announced a tentative agreement Friday to begin using student test scores to evaluate instructors.


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Arbitrator Rules LAUSD Can Order 5 Furlough Days

An arbitrator has ruled in favor of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s request that teachers take five furlough days this academic year to save $75 million in payroll costs.


Teacher’s Union, LAUSD Reach Tenative Agreement

The Los Angeles Unified School District announced Friday that it has reached a tentative agreement with United Teachers Los Angeles and will save about 3,400 jobs and maintain class sizes in elementary schools at their current levels.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2011

Appeals Court Clears Way For LAUSD Teacher Layoffs

A state appeals court has refused to delay a settlement that would protect 45 of the lowest performing schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District from layoffs.


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Time Warner Says Most Customers Are Back Online

Time Warner Cable says most of its customers are back online after an outage that affected Internet service in Southern California.


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LA Teachers Union Opposes Layoff Agreement

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s teacher union says a proposed agreement that would change how teachers are laid off in the nation’s second-largest school district is the wrong solution for schools.


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Union Wants Teacher Ratings Cut From LA Times Web Site

The Los Angeles Times should remove teacher performance ratings from its Web site after the apparent suicide of a teacher despondent over his score, the union representing Los Angeles school teachers said.