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News and updates about Teachers Union

High school strike to end?

Interim agreement reached with teachers union

Interim agreement requires grades to be reported to Ed. Min., full agreement by December.

Interim agreement reached with teachers union

Teachers' Union continues sanctions against government

The union claims the government has rapidly reneged on the arrangement that allowed the school year to start on time.

Teachers' Union continues sanctions against government

Teachers' strike looms as school year approaches

Both teachers and government officials say they have not yet reached a compromise that will prevent a strike.

Teachers' strike looms as school year approaches

Israeli teachers' union threatens to launch new strike

Teachers Association chairman Ran Erez sent a letter to staff at post-elementary educational institutions in which he threatened sanctions.

Israeli teachers' union threatens to launch new strike

After strike averted:

New school year begins today

About 2.5 million students begin the new school year, a day after a teachers' strike was averted.

New school year begins today

Teachers Agreement

Education Ministry Dir. Gen. Stauber: "A great achievement "

Stauber: "The agreement contains important principles for improving the education system, a significant place for principals and recognition

Education Ministry Dir. Gen. Stauber: "A great achievement "

Efforts to prevent a strike:

Talks between teachers and Finance Ministry continue

Talks between the Teachers’ Union and the Ministry of Finance continued through the night, but an agreement has not yet been reached.

Talks between teachers and Finance Ministry continue

Finance Min. seeks restraining order to stop teachers' strike

Ministry prepares to file injunction if negotiations do not produce agreement with Teachers Union before school year starts this week.

Finance Min. seeks restraining order to stop teachers' strike

Teacher-treasury negotiations

National Parents’ Union: 'We prefer a strike to a bad agreement'

National Parents' Union: 'Lapid is definitely bothered by the issue and will make an effort to reach agreements with the teachers.'

National Parents’ Union: 'We prefer a strike to a bad agreement'

Liberman rejects PM intervention in teacher negotiations

Finance Minister: We don't need an observer or kashrut supervisor in negotiations with teachers union.

Liberman rejects PM intervention in teacher negotiations

Teachers union may declare strike in high schools

Teachers union expected to announce strike after Finance Ministry refuses to agree to demands.

Teachers union may declare strike in high schools

Veteran teachers earn almost 3x as much as younger colleagues

Treasury official who compiled report: Wage differentials are too high.

Veteran teachers earn almost 3x as much as younger colleagues

'6,000 teachers? We're short 20,000'

Forum of Presidents of Academic Colleges of Education head: Teaching is not respected as a profession by the public.

'6,000 teachers? We're short 20,000'

Education Ministry outlines solution to teachers union crisis

After meetings with Finance Ministry, Education Ministry has outline for improving teachers' salaries and solving manpower shortage.

Education Ministry outlines solution to teachers union crisis

Finance Min. proposes teachers' starting salary of NIS 9,000

The teacher’s union stated, "gaps remain large and the proposal that was put forward today is worse than the current situation".

Finance Min. proposes teachers' starting salary of NIS 9,000

Teachers' strike:

Schools closed nationwide for second consecutive day

Despite the nationwide union strike, kindergartens in certain cities including Givat Shmuel and Afula will open as usual.

Schools closed nationwide for second consecutive day

Teacher's Union cancels all school tomorrow

Union intensifies strikes in protest against Finance Ministry's refusal to negotiate higher salaries.

Teacher's Union cancels all school tomorrow

UK National Education Union denounced for Israel boycott

National teachers union sparks outrage after voting to adopt BDS and praising anti-Israel Amnesty International report at annual conference.

UK National Education Union denounced for Israel boycott

Strike averted as Teachers' Union reaches agreement

Antigen tests to be handed out to teachers as well as students; results to be verified via spot checks.

Strike averted as Teachers' Union reaches agreement

Head of Teachers' Union:

'Shasha-Biton forgot about the teachers'

Head of Teachers' Union: I was shouting on behalf of the teachers, who were neglected by the Minister of Education.

'Shasha-Biton forgot about the teachers'

Teachers Union: Gov't made populist decision, abandoned teachers

Israel Teachers Union responds to court ruling striking planned strike: 'Shame government insists on gambling on dubious, dangerous plan.'

Teachers Union: Gov't made populist decision, abandoned teachers

No strike in Israeli schools

Labor Court issues injunction against Teachers' Union

Labor Court issues injunction against decision to shut down schools in protest against canceling of quarantine regulations for students.

Labor Court issues injunction against Teachers' Union

Teachers Union cancels classes to protest new COVID policy

Union urges teachers not to come to school tomorrow in protest against canceling of quarantine regulations for students.

Teachers Union cancels classes to protest new COVID policy

Teachers union head: We need to switch to remote learning

'Zoom learning is less effective - but it's the lesser evil,' teachers union chair says.

Teachers union head: We need to switch to remote learning

Main LA teachers union indefinitely shelves BDS resolution

At heated meeting, Los Angeles teachers union approves board motion to indefinitely postpone voting on BDS resolutions.

Main LA teachers union indefinitely shelves BDS resolution

California teachers union slammed for anti-Israel resolution

StandWithUs calls San Diego union's resolution “disturbing” and full of "misrepresentations."

California teachers union slammed for anti-Israel resolution

LA Teachers Union to Vote on pro-BDS motion

At September meeting, the largest teachers union in LA will vote on whether to support BDS and call on President Biden to end aid to Israel.

LA Teachers Union to Vote on pro-BDS motion

Ontario teachers union adopts resolution to combat anti-Semitism

With anti-Semitism at record levels, elementary teachers union has resolved to “establish a task force to combat anti-Semitism in Ontario.”

Ontario teachers union adopts resolution to combat anti-Semitism

'Give teachers the third coronavirus vaccine'

Yaffa Ben David, head of Israel's Teachers Union, demands Health Minister allow teachers to receive 'booster' dose before school begins.

'Give teachers the third coronavirus vaccine'

Coalition of Jewish orgs works to derail LA union BDS resolution

L.A. Parents Against Antisemitism group using letter campaign to get teachers on their side before a September union vote on a BDS motion.

Coalition of Jewish orgs works to derail LA union BDS resolution

'The principals aren't ready - that's insane'

Yaffa Ben David, head of the Teachers Union, blasts Education Min. Shasha-Biton: 'Clarify policies, we heard it only from the media.'

'The principals aren't ready - that's insane'

LA Unified School Board unanimously condemns anti-Semitism

Board's resolution calls for updated resources for administrators and teachers to address all forms of anti-Semitism.

LA Unified School Board unanimously condemns anti-Semitism

Anti-Israel items voted down by largest US teachers union

The two resolutions calling for union to "publicize its support for the Palestinian struggle" were overwhelmingly voted down by a majority.

Anti-Israel items voted down by largest US teachers union

Largest US teachers union to vote on extreme anti-Israel motions

National teachers union's anti-Israel motions will "only add more fuel to the fire" of rising anti-Semitism, says StandWithUs.

Largest US teachers union to vote on extreme anti-Israel motions

US group asks teachers union head to reject anti-Semitic motions

National parents group calls on American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten to condemn two anti-Semitic union resolutions.

US group asks teachers union head to reject anti-Semitic motions

Jewish teacher resigns from LA union over pro-BDS motion

Jewish teacher slams union for bringing to motion a vote that "stands by a terrorist organization...that wants to kill every Jew."

Jewish teacher resigns from LA union over pro-BDS motion

Jewish teachers quitting anti-Israel UK education union

Jewish teachers are resigning from the UK's main education union over concerns it has become "increasingly obsessed" with vilifying Israel.

Jewish teachers quitting anti-Israel UK education union

Education Min. 'can't promise school year will start on time'

'Our goal is to help Israeli students,' Education Minister Yoav Galant says.

Education Min. 'can't promise school year will start on time'

Strike at schools on Sunday still a possibility

Regional Labor Court sends the sides to intensive negotiations, does not issue injunction against possible teachers' strike.

Strike at schools on Sunday still a possibility

Another strike?

Teachers' union announces additional labor disputes

'There is a daily violation of the status and rights of employees and teaching staff,' says secretary-general of the teachers' union.

Teachers' union announces additional labor disputes

Australian teachers' sample test claims Israel persecutes Arabs

Australian teachers union sample answer for test suggests Israel persecutes Arabs because 'they don’t follow the Jewish religion.'

Australian teachers' sample test claims Israel persecutes Arabs

Teachers sue US over student loans that weren't forgiven

Broken promises: Debbie Baker is a plaintiff in a lawsuit being brought by big teachers union against the Department of Education.

Teachers sue US over student loans that weren't forgiven

Teachers Union to stage warning strike

School begins tomorrow at 11 to protest non-payment of full salaries to thousands of workers. Special education institutions not affected.

Teachers Union to stage warning strike

Teachers Livid Over Union Signing Anti-'Settlement' Document

Furious WhatsApp debate over Teachers' Union support of document blaming 'settlements' results in threats of legal action.

Teachers Livid Over Union Signing Anti-'Settlement' Document

Low Teacher Pay is a Threat to National Security

Low Teacher Pay is a Threat to National Security