Labor negotiations

Hannah Maldonado, a first- grade teacher at Barnum Elementary, gets a hug from seven-year-old Jayden Gomez, welcoming her back to class, on Thursday, February 14, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. Maldonado and many other teachers are back in the classroom after a marathon negotiation session between Denver Classroom Teachers Association and Denver Public Schools ended the teacher strike. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP)/The Denver Post via AP)
February 14, 2019 - 2:39 pm
DENVER (AP) — Denver teachers ended a three-day walkout Thursday and returned to their classrooms after their union reached a tentative deal raising their pay as much as 11 percent. The deal was worked out in talks that lasted through the night and signed shortly before classes started, giving the...
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Hannah Maldonado, a first- grade teacher at Barnum Elementary, gets a hug from seven-year-old Jayden Gomez, welcoming her back to class, on Thursday, February 14, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. Maldonado and many other teachers are back in the classroom after a marathon negotiation session between Denver Classroom Teachers Association and Denver Public Schools ended the teacher strike. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP)/The Denver Post via AP)
February 14, 2019 - 1:01 pm
DENVER (AP) — Denver teachers ended a three-day walkout Thursday and returned to their classrooms after their union reached a tentative deal raising their pay as much as 11 percent. The deal was worked out in talks that lasted through the night and signed in the morning just classes started, giving...
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Instructors march to Denver Public Schools headquarters to deliver Valentine Day cards Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Denver. Teachers walked off their jobs Monday, the first strike by teachers in Denver in 25 years. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 14, 2019 - 10:12 am
DENVER (AP) — Denver school administrators and the city's striking teachers reached a tentative deal Thursday to end a three-day educator walkout with a contract agreement that gives teachers raises of 7 to 11 percent, built-in cost-of-living increases and more opportunities for future salary hikes...
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Instructors march to Denver Public Schools headquarters to deliver Valentine Day cards Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Denver. Teachers walked off their jobs Monday, the first strike by teachers in Denver in 25 years. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 14, 2019 - 9:15 am
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Public Schools and its striking teachers reached a deal Thursday to end their three-day walkout, with raises of 7 to 11 percent, built-in cost-of-living increases and more opportunities for future salary hikes. A key sticking point -- variable bonuses for working in tougher...
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Instructors march to Denver Public Schools headquarters to deliver Valentine Day cards Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Denver. Teachers walked off their jobs Monday, the first strike by teachers in Denver in 25 years. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 14, 2019 - 7:08 am
DENVER (AP) — Denver Public Schools officials kept meeting with the union representing striking teachers early Thursday, trying to reach a deal that would end this week's walkout. The negotiating teams had largely agreed Tuesday night on a proposal allowing teachers to more easily advance in pay...
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Teachers and supporters hold up placards during a rally for striking Denver Public Schools instructors in Civic Center Park Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Denver. The strike, which is in its second day, is the first for Denver's teachers since 1994. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 13, 2019 - 8:30 pm
DENVER (AP) — The union representing striking Denver teachers and school officials made progress Wednesday as they tried to reach a deal and end a three-day walkout. The negotiating teams had largely agreed on a proposal allowing teachers to more easily advance in pay based on experience, education...
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Teachers and supporters hold up placards during a rally for striking Denver Public Schools instructors in Civic Center Park Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Denver. The strike, which is in its second day, is the first for Denver's teachers since 1994. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 13, 2019 - 4:36 pm
DENVER (AP) — The union representing striking Denver teachers and school officials made progress Wednesday as they tried to reach a deal and end a three-day walkout. By mid-afternoon, the negotiating teams had largely agreed on a proposal allowing teachers to more easily advance in pay based on...
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A teacher moves from table-to-table while teaching one of two combined sixth-grade classes in the gymnasium at Skinner Middle School during the first day of the Denver Public Schools teachers strike, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Denver. More negotiations are set for Tuesday. (Joe Amon/The Denver Post via AP)
February 13, 2019 - 1:05 am
DENVER (AP) — Denver teachers are set to extend their strike into a third day after negotiations with district leaders ended Tuesday night without a deal. Tuesday's talks came a day after more than half of the city's teachers walked off the job amid a pay dispute. The negotiations, which are set to...
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A teacher moves from table-to-table while teaching one of two combined sixth-grade classes in the gymnasium at Skinner Middle School during the first day of the Denver Public Schools teachers strike, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Denver. More negotiations are set for Tuesday. (Joe Amon/The Denver Post via AP)
February 12, 2019 - 7:53 pm
DENVER (AP) — Denver teachers and district leaders were trying to end a strike over pay Tuesday with the help of a federal negotiator. The teachers are following the lead of educators across the country by donning red amid strikes and protests for better pay and working conditions. All schools...
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Ron Ruggiero, president of the Service Employees International Union Local 105, speaks to striking Denver teachers during a strike rally on the west steps of the State Capitol Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Denver. The strike is the first for teachers in Denver since 1994 and centers on base pay. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 12, 2019 - 1:13 pm
DENVER (AP) — Striking Denver teachers wearing red packed a library meeting room Tuesday for a public negotiating session with district leaders on the second day of a strike over pay. The meeting, facilitated by a federal mediator, was the first time the sides met since talks broke down over the...
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