Vincent Ragosta, state-appointed mediator between the Warwick Teachers Union and the Warwick School Committee, praised both parties’ professionalism during Wednesday’s nearly six hour talks in Mayor Scott Avedisian’s office.
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Contract mediator attorney Vincent Ragosta reports the Warwick Teachers Union and Warwick School Committee have reached a tentative agreement to replace the teachers contract that expired in 2015.
The third in a series of en-masse teacher absences at individual Warwick Public Schools touched the Oakland Beach Elementary School Community at about 10 p.m. Sunday night as the district […]
Classes at Warwick Veterans Jr. High School have been canceled today for elevated teacher absences as a dispute over a long-expired contract between teachers and the Warwick School Committee after […]
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 […]
WARWICK, RI — A new contract between the Warwick Teachers Union and Warwick School Department, overdue since 2015, remains in the aspirational realm after the union rejected the district’s latest […]
WARWICK, RI — The Warwick School Committee’s meeting tonight at 5 p.m. will touch on union negotiations in executive session, followed by a review of budget items to be culled […]
UPDATE – 3:07 p.m. July 12: Darlene Netcoh, president of the Warwick Teacher’s Union, said elements of the agreement, including class size and the assignment of special education teachers to […]
WARWICK, R.I. — The General Assembly has passed House Bill 5593 SUB A, extending expired contracts with teachers and municipal employees until successor agreements are reached, reversing the fortunes of the Warwick Teachers […]
WARWICK, RI — A few hundred teachers picketed Warwick City Hall Tuesday afternoon from 2:30 till 4:30 p.m. to highlight complaints about poor working conditions and a lingering impasse on contract negotiations, […]
WARWICK, R.I. — Classes were disrupted today as 87 Warwick School teachers, including 33 at Warwick Veterans Middle School, called out sick, the cause of which was a point of […]
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, […]