State mediators canceled an initial session Wednesday intended to mediate between the Salem-Keizer School District and its teacher union, saying mediators were needed elsewhere as labor fights heat up across Oregon. The district and union will now meet Dec. 6.
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District and teacher union proposals remain $50 million apart on compensation after six months of bargaining. Superintendent Andrea Castañeda said Salem-Keizer needs outside help to reach an agreement, while union leaders called the move “premature.”
Superintendent Andrea Castañeda announced an increase this week to what the Salem-Keizer School District is willing to pay teachers, while acknowledging other districts in the region are giving higher raises.