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Teachers have been attempting to bargain for better pay, hours and benefits, but they have run into several issues. (Graphic by Binyamin Hassan)

Teacher’s union clashes with School Board

Anna Goldenberg and Binyamin Hassan November 10, 2023

On March 28, the Falls Church City School Board unanimously passed a resolution that granted the Falls Church City Education Association (FCCEA) the power to collectively bargain for higher wages, better...

Members of the Chicago Teachers’ Union picket while on strike for better compensation and school services in October of 2019 after their old contract expired. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Falls Church Teachers’ Union negotiates for a better contract

Binyamin Hassan, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

This March, after two years of collective action from school employees, the Falls Church City School Board voted on and approved a resolution regarding collective bargaining. This resolution equips faculty...

A collective bargaining agreement has recently been instituted in Falls Church Schools, and while teachers have mixed opinions, the outlook is generally positive. (Graphic by Anna Goldenberg)

Teachers react as Falls Church releases new collective bargaining resolution

Anna Goldenberg, News Editor May 8, 2023

In May of 2021, the Virginia General Assembly passed a law that allowed cities, counties, towns, and school boards to engage in collective bargaining with their employees, as long as the local government...

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