Clark County (NV) District Judge Crystal Eller calls the teachers’ actions ‘preposterous’
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A Nevada judge on Wednesday ordered the Clark County Education Association (CCEA) to stop its strike that forced schools to cancel classes due to teachers absences.
The Clark County School District and the teachers union, which represents about 18,000 employees, have been in contract negotiations since March regarding pay, benefits and working conditions. During the negotiations, Las Vegas-area schools have seen staffing shortages, which the judge declared as a strike, ruling that the union could face penalties if the absences continue, according to the Associated Press.
The staffing shortages have caused CCSD campus closures and classes to be combined. Classes were canceled on Friday at Sewell Elementary School and Givens Elementary School, causing the city of Las Vegas to provide tempo