|Posted on 9/11/2018 3:10:00 AM.|
Teachers Unions are responding to Governor John Bel Edwards’ backing of a 1,000 dollar pay raise for teachers, and a 500 dollar pay raise for support personnel, with one group saying that’s not enough. Louisiana Federation of Teachers Spokesperson Les Landon says it would take a 1,850 dollar raise to get Bayou educators back to the regional average, but the regional average is still too low.
|Teachers unions, Louisiana Federation of Teachers, Louisiana Association of Educators, Louisiana, 2018, pay raise, strike, labor, John Bel Edwards|
|Posted on 4/25/2018 5:06:00 AM.|
A teachers strike in Kentucky that led to increased funding
for schools and higher pay is inspiring educator walkouts and work stoppages
across the south. Louisiana Federation of Teachers is now polling its members
to see what actions they would favor to address quality of life for teachers and
students. LFT spokesperson Les Landon says it’s not just about winning a bigger
|strike, labor, Louisiana Federation of Teachers, Les Landon|
|Posted on 3/7/2018 12:09:00 PM.|
West Virginia teachers won a five percent raise for all state workers after a nine day strike. In the wake of reports showing Louisiana teachers are paid 2,000 dollars less than the regional average, Louisiana Federation of Teachers President Larry Carter says if all other options are exhausted to get better conditions for teachers, he would support a strike.
|strike, labor, Louisiana Federation of Teachers, Larry Carter|