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'Solidarity Day' for Franklin teachers

. - Franklin teachers and the Franklin City School Board are at odds after three failed contract negotiation sessions.
 
Franklin Education Association members are uniting Friday for "Solidarity Day." They plan to meet outside the high school at 7:15 a.m. and walk into the building together as a display of unity.
 
FEA members say tension is high and teachers are fed up, calling the district's proposed contract “insulting”.
 
The teachers say they have taken pay freezes in the past and were promised they would be taken care of once the May 2014 levy passed, however they say that is not happening.
 
According to the FEA, the board's offer is continuation of health care and a 1 percent increase on base salaries for the next three years.
 
For a new teacher. that equates to $371 more a year, for teachers at the top about $774.
 
During the last negotiation session on May 5, the teacher's union submitted a counter proposal, but an agreement was still not reached meaning they are at an impasse.
 
The next step will be for a federal mediator to come in and help. No dates are currently set for those meetings.

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