The Local 2 of the National Education Workers Union has decided to join the sit-down strike over past-due salaries and benefits.

Local 2 Secretary General Mario Aispuro said the decision was based on the state's response Thursday afternoon, in which authorities provided “figures different to reality.”

Adelante Valle Editor Arturo Bojorquez can be reached at abojorquez@ivpressonline.com or 760-335-4646.

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