Negotiations resuming amid Denver trainer strike

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DENVER (AP) — Denver college leaders and lecturers are set to renew negotiations to finish a strike over pay.

Negotiations deliberate for Tuesday come amid a swell of educator activism that has affected not less than half a dozen states over the previous 12 months.

The strike affecting about 71,000 Denver college students began Monday after a spherical of last-minute talks broke down over the weekend.

It comes a few 12 months after West Virginia lecturers launched the nationwide “Red4Ed” motion with a nine-day strike through which they received 5 % pay raises. Los Angeles lecturers went on strike final month.

The 2 sides in Denver disagree on pay will increase and bonuses for lecturers in high-poverty colleges and different colleges the district prioritizes. Lecturers need decrease bonuses to unlock cash for higher total salaries.

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