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PLUM BOROUGH (KDKA) — Teachers in the Plum Borough School District voted on Tuesday night to authorize a strike.

That does not mean a strike is imminent; instead, it only gives the union permission to call for a strike if needed.

plum high school Plum Borough School District Teachers Vote To Authorize Strike

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The two sides have been negotiating since January, and the most recent contract expired in June.

Teachers have to give 48 hours’ notice before a strike.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.