Teachers are frustrated. They just don't know if they are going to be laid off or not. They'll find out when they come back from spring break.
I've still got my family, but that doesn't fix the problem. We're all still here. We're all still together. But now what?
If it was discussed, it was a casual discussion. And that isn't the same as bargaining.
The (shorter) day is a change in the terms and conditions of employment and affects the teacher workday.