December 6, 2023

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Lessons have been canceled since a Thursday night time vote by the Andover Training Affiliation to go on strike.

Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe

Andover Public Colleges will probably be closed Tuesday because the district’s lecturers union stays on strike. 

The Andover Training Affiliation voted Thursday night time to go on strike “till the varsity committee bargains in good religion for a good contract that meets the wants of our educators and college students.”

It’s unlawful for lecturers and different public sector staff to go on strike in Massachusetts, and on Monday an Essex Superior Courtroom decide dominated that the union will face incremental fines if lecturers proceed the strike, WCVB stories.

In a press release, the union mentioned it anticipated the fines.

The union has mentioned it should maintain a press convention outdoors the State Home on Tuesday at midday to name on elected leaders to assist them work with the Andover Faculty Committee on the negotiating desk.