Tentative Agreement in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD, IL. (KMOX) – Litchfield, Illinois teachers reached a tentative agreement Monday night with the school board and members will vote Tuesday on a contract.
They teachers union and district leaders had been talking since seven o’clock Monday night before emerging with a tentative deal just before 10:30 p.m.
The disagreement was over salary. The union teachers had threatened to strike if an agreement wasn’t reached Monday night.
The vote Tuesday will take place right after classes.
A union spokesperson would only tell KMOX News that teachers will get a raise each year but would not say how much. Teachers will also have to make concessions in benefits. Specifics of that were not disclosed.