School Strikes And Labor Disputes
Teachers in Medford are on strike over a disputed contract. Portland teachers have reached an agreement with PPS.
OPB | Feb. 24, 2014 3:07 p.m.
The Portland Association of Teachers provided details of a tentative agreement on Monday.
OPB | Feb. 18, 2014 5:17 p.m.
UPDATED: Portland teachers and administrators have agreed on a tentative agreement, clearing the way for approval of a new contract for teachers.
OPB | Feb. 18, 2014 8:43 a.m.
Teachers and administrators in Portland Public Schools reached a conceptual agreement this Tuesday to avert a first-ever teachers' strike in Oregon's largest district.
OPB | Feb. 17, 2014 2:13 p.m.
Portland teachers and administrators resumed talks Monday in hopes of averting a strike scheduled for Thursday.
AP | Feb. 18, 2014 6:48 a.m.
The Medford School District hired 24 more substitute teachers over the holiday weekend and shifted support staff as a teachers strike enters its second week.
OPB | Feb. 14, 2014 2:22 p.m.
Talks between the Medford School District and its striking teachers have broken off. There's no scheduled time for the two groups to meet again. Medford teachers began striking earlier this month.
OPB | Feb. 14, 2014 1 p.m.
OPB asked leaders at Portland Public Schools and the Portland Association of Teachers to elaborate on key sticking points in their ongoing contract negotiations.
Jefferson Public Radio | Feb. 14, 2014 1:31 a.m.
Attendance in schools across the Medford School District dropped for the third consecutive day on Thursday. Some parents chose to keep children at home while some North High School students joined the picket lines with their teachers.
KOBI-TV | Feb. 13, 2014 1:56 p.m.
Any sense of optimism in ending the Medford teachers strike, ended Thursday.
OPB | Feb. 13, 2014 5:19 p.m.
Leaders at Portland Public Schools and the Portland Association of Teachers concluded talks Thursday without an agreement. They won't meet again until Sunday.