Mayor Jimmy Davis hosted a press conference at City Hall to announce that a deal had been made between the Bayonne BOE and teachers union regarding a new contract for Bayonne teachers.
Hudson County View spoke with Bayonne Board of Education President William Lawson and Bayonne Teacherâ€™s Association President Alan D’Angelo about issues surrounding the contract for Bayonne teachers.
First, Lawson spoke about why it took the board four years to reach a contract agreement with teachers.
With reports of contract negotiations falling apart prior to Labor Day weekend, Dâ€™Angelo talked about what caused the breakdown and what was finally agreed on.
Finally, both Lawson and Dâ€™Angelo spoke of the difference new Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis made in getting the deal done.