Schools are closed in this N.J. district after teachers go on strike over contract talks

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The Star-Ledger

Jun 11, 12:00 AM

Schools are closed in this N.J. district after teachers go on strike over contract talks

The contract dispute centers largely on health care costs. A number of Bergen County districts -- Allendale, Waldwick, Lyndhurst and Mahwah -- have agreed to a lower permanent cap of 26 percent on health care expenses to be paid by the staff than what the Franklin Lakes Board of Education is offering, the FLEA statement says.

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