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Teachers strike talks end for the night, to resume Sunday
Teachers strike talks end for the night, to resume Sunday

After about nine hours of talks Saturday, negotiators for both Chicago Public Schools and the teachers union took a break and planned to resume on Sunday -- one day before a potential strike Monday. School Board President David Vitale said after talks ended at around 9 p.m. that the district presented the union with an updated proposal covering issues including wages, a recall policy for teachers who have been laid off, and health care. “It does cover all of the issues they have raised and we have responded,” Vitale said. “This is a proposal we think is very close.” “We have listened and moved,” Vitale said. The district also stressed the urgency...

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