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District Announces Latest Offer to Union; Schools Closed on Monday
Posted on 10/24/2014
The Board of Education for Waukegan Community Unit School District # 60 made its most recent financial counter-proposal to the Teachers’ Union at the conclusion of the negotiation session today. The negotiating session ended without a full resolution, and teams mutually agreed to reconvene Monday at 10 a.m. Schools will be closed again on Monday. The Board’s two year offer includes:  READ MORE...
Negotiations Adjourn for the Evening; Talks to Continue Friday Morning
Posted on 10/23/2014
Contract negotiations between the Board of Education and the Waukegan Teachers Council have adjourned for the night. Today’s talks featured multiple discussions, though the sides have not yet reached a full accord. Teams have agreed to reconvene Friday at 10 a.m. Schools will remain closed Friday, October 24.  READ MORE...
School Board Statement: No More Rhetoric/Time to Go Back To School
Posted on 10/23/2014
The Board believes that the two parties can reach a fair agreement on its differences within one session and challenges the Teachers Union to offer proposals that will make that time frame a reality. The Board promises its commitment to consider any reasonable offer and work collaboratively to reach a fair agreement.  READ MORE...
Negotiations Adjourn for the Evening; Union Continues To Make No Effort To Compromise; Schools To Remain Closed on Thursday, October 23, and Friday, October 24
Posted on 10/22/2014
Negotiations adjourned for the day at approximately 6 pm. No progress was made as the Union put forth no proposals that showed a good faith effort to negotiate. Due to the continuing Teachers’ Union strike, there will be no school on Thursday, October 23, or Friday, October 24. The District’s Food Service department is federally-mandated to provide fresh food and milk for our students and needs at least 48 hours to acquire sufficient stores of each.   READ MORE...
United Way of Lake County Helps Coordinate Important Food Resources During Strike
Posted on 10/22/2014
United Way of Lake County (UWLC) is aware that thousands of families affected by the District 60 school strike in Waukegan are in need of additional food resources to compensate for the meal programs their students rely on at school for daily nutritional needs. United Way is responding to meet this immediate need by sponsoring the costs to increase the food supply available at participating food banks in Waukegan, IL.   READ MORE...