Teachers in south suburbs negotiating contracts

November 30, 2009 2:32:34 PM PST
Teachers in south suburban Prairie Hills School District 144 are not striking on Monday. But their union has not agreed to anything past Monday.Future job action could depend on a negotiation session that got underway on Monday afternoon.

Prairie Hills School District 144 includes eight schools in Country Club Hills, Hazel Crest, Markham, and Oak Forest.

Teachers have been working without a contract since June. Sticking points include salary increases, retirement contributions, and insurance.