Galesburg Education Association

Galesburg Teachers Strike Ends
3:40 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Strike Over, Galesburg Schools to Open Friday

Galesburg High School
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

A new four-year contract for Galesburg teachers is finally in place.  The Board of Education and members of the Galesburg Education Association approved by the pact Thursday. 

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Galesburg teachers strike
7:16 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Teachers and District Reach Tentative Agreement

Teachers picket at Galesburg High School
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

The Galesburg teachers union and school district had some success during a 12 hour negotiation session with a federal mediator Wednesday that went into the early morning hours of Thursday.

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Galesburg Teachers Strike
6:27 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Still No Deal Between Teachers and District

Teachers picket at Galesburg High School
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Roughly eight hours of negotiations Tuesday failed to yield a contract agreement in the Galesburg teachers strike.

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District 205 Teachers Stike
6:53 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Galesburg Teachers Inch Toward Deal with District

Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

No deal was reached during a weekend negotiation session. But, both sides submitted formal proposals.

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Teachers Strike Contiues
7:52 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Galesburg Teachers Grow Frustrated As Strike Continues

Galesburg Education Association holds a press confrence Thursday afternoon in from of Lombard Middle School in Galesburg.
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Teachers in Galesburg say they're frustrated by the lack of progress in contract talks with the district.

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No Classes This Week
9:31 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Teachers Continue Walkout in Galesburg

Teachers will continue to walk the picket line in the Galesburg School District
Credit Cortney Hill

Galesburg School District administrators and teachers spent around 20 hours at the bargaining table this week but adjourned without a new deal.

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Negotiations Continue
2:45 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Talks Resume As Galesburg Teachers Remain on Strike

Teachers picket Galesburg High School
Credit TSPR's Cortney Hill

Negotiations have resumed between the Galesburg school district and its teachers.

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No Contract Agreement Reached
5:48 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Galesburg Teachers On Strike

Galesburg teachers picket outside the high school on what was supposed to be the first day of school.
Credit Cortney Hill / TSPR News

Members of the Galesburg Education Association voted down the latest contract proposal from administrators Tuesday night.

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Intent-to-Strike Notice
6:11 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Galesburg Teachers Ready to Walk

Members of the GEA head into Thursday night's meeting. They voted to walk off the job if no contract agreement is reached by August 12.

Members of the Galesburg Education Association voted “overwhelmingly” Thursday night to file a 10-day intent-to-strike notice.

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