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Logan High & The Battle For Public Education: New Haven Teachers Face Union Busting
by Labor Video Project
Friday Jun 7th, 2019 4:32 PM
New Haven Teaches Association members are interviewed at Logan High School at Union City on their 13th day on strike in the district. They discuss their fight to defend public education and union busting by the trustees and management.
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After 13 days of strike action on June 6, 2019, New Haven teachers from Logan High who are members of the New Haven Teachers Association talk about the lessons of their strike and why they are fighting for the future of public education.
Teachers report that they are not getting living wages and cannot have families because of housing costs. The state of California is providing the district 3.5% COLA increase for two years but the management refuse to put that into the salaries of the teachers and this is not required under state law.

Some teachers have moved back into homes with their parents because of the explosion in housing costs. The average in Union City are $800,000. Some discuss why they are leaving the district.

Steve Zeltzer of KPFA WorkWeek also interviews some students have supporting the teachers on the picket line.

Additional media:

OEA Teachers & Supporters Speakout On TA Proposal At Union Vote-Many Teachers Angry About Deal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRh-o_s7QDk&t=1727s
Oakland Education Association Rep Delegates & Members Speak Out TA-Nurses Furious
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A32uynyYL0M
The Fight Against PAR, The Attack On Teachers & Worker Rights With Educator Brian Crowell
https://youtu.be/7zj3PVj8-Aw
It's Our Fight Too! Bay Area Teachers Join Striking OEA Teachers Strike On Day 6
https://youtu.be/NTtc43EopYQ
2019 Oakland OEA Strike Rally: Day One "We Shut It Down"!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRJKup24RpQ&t=24s
CTA And The 2019 Oakland Education Teacher's Strike
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VKIUw8m4ew&t=6s
No Cuts No Closures! OEA Oakland Teachers, Students & Parents Protest Closure Of Roots & Charters
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3P9Duipc6zw&t=380s
Oakland 2019 Teachers Contract Fight, The OEA, CTA, Charters & Privatization
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHYee0-el4A&t=207s
'Charter Schools Are Not Public Schools' Oakland OEA Teachers Protest 'Common Enrollment'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RjthPu4Muw&t=33s
ILWU Members & ILWU Local 34 Have Backed Striking OEA Oakland Teachers at Rally and March
https://youtu.be/tFH5nPR95Jg
"Red For Ed" As Thousands Of California Teachers Rally in Sacramento For Funding & To "Reform Charters"
https://youtu.be/cplcuy0jGFA
Production of Labor Video Project
http://www.laborvideo.org
2019
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by Labor Video Project Friday Jun 7th, 2019 4:32 PM
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Logan High teachers give 100% and teachers said they are not respected.
§Wage Cut Bargaining With School District
by Labor Video Project Friday Jun 7th, 2019 4:32 PM
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Teachers pointed out that they are actually taking pay cuts without getting a real cost of living increase.
§"We Are United" Say Teachers
by Labor Video Project Friday Jun 7th, 2019 4:32 PM
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There is 100% participation in the strike by Logan High School teachers and counselors.
§Striking Teacher Brought Her Child
by Labor Video Project Friday Jun 7th, 2019 4:32 PM
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A Logan High teacher brought her child.
§Logan High Teachers Picket Line Was Strong
by Labor Video Project Friday Jun 7th, 2019 4:32 PM
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After 13 days the picket line was still strong at Logan High in Union City.
§Logan High Teacher With Shirt "Making Racism Wrong Again"
by Labor Video Project Friday Jun 7th, 2019 4:32 PM
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Teachers talked about the role of racism and the fact that California is 41st in public school funding.
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