Negotiations, say sources, have been going on for months. But unlike the 'regular' teachers represented by the WEA (Washington Education Association) these Kennewick school workers may end up on strike.
Para-educators, cashiers and licensed practical nurses (LPN's) who work for the District say they're prepared to go on strike, pending the outcome of efforts to solve pay issues...
The Washington State Nurses Association says an advisory vote taken Monday by nurses who work at Kadlec Regional Medical Center shows if it came to a strike, 90% of the health care workers would vote yes.
First, if you need to know if school will be in session Thursday or onward due to the teacher's strike, the number to call (after 7pm) is 509-416-7874. Negotiations continue with hopes of ending the strike.