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Progress in LAUSD, union contract talks

October 13, 2008 5:52:25 AM PDT
Negotiators said progress was made during a four-hour meeting between the LAUSD and a teacher's union on Sunday.The district proposed a $180 million increase in employee health benefits over three years in direct response to a teacher's union request.

The union president said that if there wasn't any progress in the talks, a strike could be authorized for January or February.

Contract talks are expected to resume on Tuesday.


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