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Los Angeles school workers reach contract agreement with district


School buses line up in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 30, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The second-largest school district in the United States reached a contract agreement with Los Angeles education workers on Friday, a day after the union concluded a three-day strike that disrupted class and social services for 420,000 students.

“This agreement addresses historical pay inequities, creates a massive expansion of healthcare benefits for part-time employees, invests considerable resources into professional development for the workforce, all while maintaining financial stability for the district,” the Los Angeles Unified School District said in a statement

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