By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Gateway Education Association in the Gateway School District voted to authorize a strike.READ MORE: Trump-Backed Candidate Bob Paduchik Tapped To Head Ohio Republican Party
The association says its teachers, counselors and nurses have been working under an expired contract since July 1 of last year.READ MORE: Police Arrest Man Accused Of Shooting Neighbor In The Arm After Dispute
They say the school board is dragging its feet in negotiations, so after a vote, they can now call for a strike if they feel it becomes necessary to reach a fair deal.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Heavy Rainfall, Flood Watches And Warnings Issued
They also say they’ve been negotiation for an agreement since Jan. 2020 and are hopeful a strike won’t be needed.