SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - August 31, 2008
Members of the Scranton Federation of Teachers voted to
authorize a strike last week and union leaders decided to call a
strike after failing to work out an agreement Saturday. Another
negotiating session is scheduled Monday, but union President
Rosemary Boland says the two sides are far apart.
Boland says the dispute involves pay, health care and retirement
On the Net: Scranton School District: http://www.scrsd.org/ssd/
Scranton Federation of Teachers: http://www.sft1147.org/
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