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Interview with UTLA president Alex Caputo-Pearl




Alex Caputo-Pearl, president of United Teachers Los Angeles, a union representing L.A. Unified teachers, speaks during a rally in February.
Alex Caputo-Pearl, president of United Teachers Los Angeles, a union representing L.A. Unified teachers, speaks during a rally in February.
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Teachers union leaders announced they will call a strike on Jan. 10 if they haven't reached a contract agreement with LAUSD by then.

It would be the first work stoppage called by United Teachers Los Angeles since the union's nine-day strike in 1989.

On yesterday’s AirTalk, guest host Kyle Stokes spoke with LAUSD superintendent Austin Beutner about the potential strike. Today, he talks with Alex Caputo-Pearl, president of UTLA, the union representing LAUSD teachers.

With guest host Kyle Stokes.

Guest:

Alex Caputo-Pearl, president of United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), the teacher’s union