West Virginia teachers strike continues after senate cuts their pay raise

March 4, 2018 1:38 PM

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West Virginia teachers strike continues after senate cuts their pay raise

Unions representing West Virginia teachers said their strike would continue on Monday after state lawmakers voted to cut the 5 percent pay increase they had negotiated with Republican Gov. Jim Justice.

The American Federation of Teachers-West Virginia, West Virginia Education Association and the School Service Personnel Association said the senate left them no choice after voting to reduce their raise to 4 percent on Saturday night, according to the Chicago Tribune.

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