WARWICK, RI — The City of Warwick will begin Warwick teacher vaccination clinics for public, private and parochial schools, including staff, along with licensed child care workers, starting March 13. […]
On Sept. 5, Warwick Teachers Union (WTU) membership met and voted to reject the Warwick School Committee’s Aug. 23 “final offer,” then rallied about 600 teachers for another picket of City Hall Sept. 7.
Eighty-three teachers called out sick Thursday, the day after Superintendent Phil Thornton sent parents an email alerting them to rumors of a district-wide “sick out,” an appropriate move, he said, to apprise parents of the potential for a disrupted school day.
The State Labor Relations Board has ruled the School Committee must honor the expired Teachers Union contract until a new one is agreed on, which would limit the number of teachers laid off this year to 20, not the 65 the board has announced it will let go.
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