SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — On the third day of picketing, local elected officials gathered in Scranton to discuss the district’s current situation on the strike as negotiations continue.
Senator Marty Flynn, Rep. Bridget Kosierowski, Rep. Kyle Mullins, Rep. Mike Carroll, and Rep. Elect Thom Welby spoke in front front of the Lackawanna County Courthouse around noon.
The strike began Wednesday morning. Hundreds of teachers across the district hit the picket lines after working for five years without a contract.
We will have more on this continuing story tonight on Eyewitness News.