Catholic school teachers threaten to strike

The New York Archdiocese is scheduled to meet with the Federation of Catholic Teachers today. The meeting comes after staff at five un-named Catholic schools in Orange County and New York City are

News 12 Staff

Apr 29, 2015, 4:23 PM

Updated 3,362 days ago

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The New York Archdiocese is scheduled to meet with the Federation of Catholic Teachers today.
The meeting comes after staff at five un-named Catholic schools in Orange County and New York City are threatening a one-day strike over contract negotiations.
Union officials says they're being threatened with 10 or more school closures each year, if the teachers receive a wage increase. The teachers union has not had a contract since August.
The Archdiocese released a statement, saying it continues to "negotiate in good faith" with the union.


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