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Teachers, district meet for new contract

October 2, 2008 6:20:44 AM PDT
Negotiators have held the first of several scheduled mediation sessions on a new contract for L.A. Unified school teachers.The district said they met on Wednesday for eight hours and reviewed all outstanding issues.

Both sides are scheduled to meet at least six more times this month.

The union has said that teachers will strike in January or February if the school district refuses to give its members pay raises.


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