A spokesperson for the teachers says a passed vote gave the union power to call for a strike if they feel necessary.
“We’re just not engaged in meaningful negotiation,” Dowling says. “And the clock is ticking.”
“I have a hard time believing I am going to get the same level of service if I’m in that situation that I need to call for emergency services.”
The new 15-year agreement begins in 2018 after the current contract comes to an end.
The 918 union workers at the plant could be out of a job when their contract expires in August.
St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has signed forward Jori Lehtera to a three-year contract extension that will begin with the 2016-17 season.
The St. Louis Business Journal reports the St. Louis Rams are shortening its sponsorship contract with at least one local advertiser.
Saint Louis University has agreed to buy back the hospital on its campus and become a part of SSM Health.
In conjunction with the announcement, the Blues will hold a press conference featuring Hitchcock and Armstrong at 2:30 p.m. today at Scottrade Center.
It appears the board will offer a 2.5 percent raise in the next school year, and another 1 percent the year after that.