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Photos: Teachers in Estevan were back on the picket line

Nearly 250 teachers are participating in the picket in Estevan, which is part of another one-day strike throughout the province.

ESTEVAN - For the second time in a week, teachers in the Estevan area and across the province were back on the picket line as part of a one-day strike by members of the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation. 

Nearly 250 teachers were participating in Monday's demonstration in Estevan. They met at the hall for the United Mine Workers of America Local 7606 on Monday morning to register and create signs, and then they walked down Fourth Street, finishing up at Estevan MLA Lori Carr's office.

Many of them toted signs, and passing motorists honked their horns to show their support. Members of nursing and other unions joined the teachers. Some children were in the crowd.  

Similar strikes were happening in Weyburn and Moosomin in the southeast. 

The Saskatchewan Teachers Federation announced on Wednesday they would be taking further job action. It came just one day after a one-day strike across the province. Last week, 3,300 letters were delivered to Premier Scott Moe and Minister of Education Jeremy Cockrill. 

Due to the strike, classes were cancelled and schools were closed on Monday.