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Mt. Olive teachers file intent to strike

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MT. OLIVE, IL. (KPLR) – Teachers in Mt. Olive, Illinois are closer to striking. They have voted to file an intent to strike.

They are currently working under the terms of a contract which expired the day before school started this year.

The union says they have made progress but failed to reach an agreement on money.

The school district has proposed a pay cut from last year and a cut to the contribution for health insurance among other issues.