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Geneva Education Association members ratify tentative agreement, end strike

GENEVA — Geneva Education Association (GEA) members today voted to ratify the tentative agreement reached by the GEA bargaining team and the District 304 Board of Education. The GEA has been on strike since Tues., Dec. 4. The tentative, five-year agreement was reached at about 4 a.m. today. The ratification vote happened this afternoon.
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Geneva School Board refuses to negotiate till Sunday, Geneva Education Association to hold rally...

GENEVA — The Geneva School District 304 School Board refuses to negotiate with the Geneva Education Association bargaining team until Sun., Dec. 9. In an attempt to convince the board to negotiate with the full GEA bargaining team sooner, GEA will hold a rally with their membership and the community at Geneva High School this afternoon.
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Statement from Morton Education Association president

MORTON — Statement from Morton Education Association President Tony Feleccia in response to School Board President Thomas Neely’s opening comments at the Morton Community Unit School District 709 School Board meeting on Tues., Dec. 4.
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Geneva Education Association teachers are on strike

GENEVA — The Geneva Education Association (GEA) is on strike starting today, Dec. 4. The following is a quote attributable to GEA President Kevin Gannon.
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Lake Forest High School Support Staff Association to voice concerns over contract at Monday...

LAKE FOREST — Members of the Lake Forest High School Support Staff Association (LFHS-SSA) will attend tonight’s Lake Forest Community High School District 115 school board meeting to express concerns over current contract negotiations with the district. LFHS-SSA President Bridget Mobile will address the board during public comments. LFHS-SSA formed their union last year and are collectively bargaining their first contract with the district.
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Geneva Education Association presents offer to Board of Education, strike date looms

GENEVA — The Geneva Education Association (GEA) presented a contract offer to the Geneva School District 304 Board of Education during negotiations tonight with hope of avoiding a strike and reaching a tentative agreement.
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Geneva Education Association sets strike date

GENEVA — The Geneva Education Association (GEA) set a strike date for Tuesday but will continue to bargain with the Geneva School District 304 Board of Education in hope of avoiding a strike and reaching a tentative agreement.
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Riley Education Association teachers, community members to pack school board meeting tonight

MARENGO — Members of the Riley Education Association (REA) and community members will pack Monday’s board meeting to voice concerns over ongoing contract negotiations. Teachers will address the board, asking them to put students first and come to a fair agreement as soon as possible.
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Geneva Education Association plans to wait until after Thanksgiving break to go on strike

GENEVA — In an effort to give parents as much notice as possible, the Geneva Education Association (GEA) revealed today the GEA will not go on strike before Thanksgiving break. Legally, the teachers could go on strike at any time. No tentative agreement was reached during today’s bargaining session between the GEA and the District 304 Board of Education.
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Center Cass Education Association teachers, community members to attend Tuesday board meeting

DOWNERS GROVE — Members of the Center Cass Education Association (CCEA) and community members will attend Tuesday’s board meeting to voice concerns over ongoing contract negotiations.