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LA Unified files last-ditch legal challenge to stop looming strike and school closures

Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times on

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The district had been offering a 15% increase over three years plus one-time bonuses of 4% and 5% in consecutive years.

On Friday, the district amended its offered:

5% one-time bonus for the 2020-21 school year

5% ongoing increase for 2021-22

5% ongoing increase for 2022-23

6% ongoing increase for 2023-23

3% ongoing increase for 2024-25


Meanwhile, the school system, the city, the county and local groups continue to prepare contingency plans for a walkout.

L.A. Unified has launched to provide resources for families during the work stoppage period. Updates and additional information will be posted “as it becomes available,” according to the school system.

The website includes information regarding learning activities, Grab & Go food locations, tutoring services, enrichment activities and cultural opportunities across Los Angeles and Los Angeles County Park locations that will provide free youth programs.

Principals also will contact families daily to provide pertinent updates, the district stated.

The school system also will post updates on social media.

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