City Catholic school teachers threaten strike

Catholic school teachers across the city could be going on strike Friday if a new contract agreement isn't reached. The Federation of Catholic Teachers, which

The archdiocese says a strike would fail to lead to a settlement.

The archdiocese says a strike would fail to lead to a settlement. (4/29/15)

NEW YORK - Catholic school teachers across the city could be going on strike Friday if a new contract agreement isn't reached. 

The Federation of Catholic Teachers, which represents about 2,600 educators, says teachers have been working without a contract since last year. 

The union is now filing unfair labor practice charges against the Archdiocese Association of Catholic Schools. 

The archdiocese released a statement in response to the strike threats saying in part, "We fail to see how a strike would help lead to a settlement, and believe such actions will only disrupt children's education." 

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