LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached a tentative contract deal with its teachers.
The three-year tentative deal was reached late Friday and includes a 10 percent raise over two years.READ MORE: Kings Lose To Flames 3-2, Markstrom Makes 40 Saves
The Los Angeles Times reports that teachers at LAUSD have not had a raise in eight years.
Both sides have been involved in tense negotiations for more than a year and this deal will forestall talk of a strike.READ MORE: Statements From Los Angeles Community College District and California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
The pact must be ratified by both the union membership and the Board of Education.
Teachers had asked for an immediate 8 ½ percent raise.
The district wanted a 4 percent raise this year and a 2 percent raise next year in the form of four additional work days for training.MORE NEWS: First Case Of Omicron Variant Detected In LA County
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