TOPTON, Pa. -

The union representing Brandywine Heights teachers and other employees say they are readying to confront the school board over an ongoing contract dispute.

In a statement issued Sunday, the Brandywine Heights Education Association -- the union representing 135 teachers and other employees of the Brandywine Heights Area School District --announced its intention to confront the school board meeting during its Monday meeting.

The union says its employees have been without a new contract for more than 600 days.

The school board meeting is scheduled to begin 6 p.m. at the middle school.