Tentative deal to end the LAUSD teachers’ strike

January 23, 2019 | Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles teachers are poised to end their first strike in 30 years after union leaders reached a tentative deal Tuesday with the L.A. Unified School District.

The Board of Education is expected to move quickly to ratify the deal. They convened a morning closed session to review and discuss it. The deal also must be approved by United Teachers Los Angeles through a vote of its members.

Union leaders have said they will not end the strike until their members ratify a contract, but also said they have a system in place that will allow members to vote within a matter of hours. That means teachers are likely to be back at work Wednesday.

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