Monday, September 15, 2008

Huntley Teachers Walking Picket Lines Today

Huntley School District 158 teachers are on strike today.

A notice was sent posted on the school district web site at 3:30 AM, after negotiations went well into the night.

Teachers had rejected an average pay raise of 5.43% in the school board's "Last, Best and Final" Offer of August 18th, the details you can see in a story below.

Previous stories that might be of interest:

September 15, 2008 - Huntley Teachers on Strike - No Agreement Reached

August 19, 2008 - Huntley School Board Makes Last, Best Offer

August 22, 2008 - "Hire Replacement Teachers," Northwest Herald

August 22, 2008 - “Quid pro quo”

August 22, 2008 - Message of the Day – Picket Signs

August 26, 2008 - Huntley Teachers Not Ready to Negotiate Sunday

August 30, 2008 - Prairie Grove Teachers Settle for 3.4%

September 04, 2008 - McHenry County School Operating Fund Balances

September 05, 2008 - Out of District Teachers Driving Huntley to Strike

September 11, 2008 - If You Missed the Huntley School Board's Negotiations Update Yesterday...

September 11, 2008 - Huntley School Board Makes Information Easier to Find

September 11, 2008 - Huntley Teachers' Strike Set for Monday

September 12, 2008 - Huntley School Board Urges Continued Negotiations Today at 5 PM

September 13, 2008 - Huntley Homecoming Parade

September 14, 2008 - Chris Krug is Back and Huntley Teachers Are His Target This Sunday

September 14, 2008 - School Board Issues Press Release; Decide to Negotiate Until 9 PM Sunday

September 14, 2008 - District 158 Strike – Maybe “Yes” and Maybe “No”
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On top is the Huntley School District web site at 5 AM this morning. Phone calls and emails went out to parents announcing the strike at 5:30 AM.

You see the web page of the school district on top. The picketers were practicing before the August 21st school board meeting. (That was the "Quid pro Quo" meeting. More photos of the teachers in that story and most of the stories before Sunday.)

All images may be enlarged by clicking on them.

Information published first on McHenry County Blog.

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