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Oakland Teacher Predicts ‘Civil Unrest’ Over California Gov. Brown’s Meager Pension Reform

binc Wrote: Sep 14, 2012 7:42 AM
Civil unrest huh? From the pictures I've seen of Chicago teachers, that civil unrest could be fixed pronto by simply loading trucks up with greasy cheeseburgers and parking them near the spots of said unrest.
MadisonWannabe Wrote: Sep 14, 2012 8:04 AM
They would end up complaining about that also. Cheeseburgers? We are union and should not be expected to eat that!!!! Give us better!!!! Much better. The burgers are for the people who feed us. Bring on Red Lobster.
binc Wrote: Sep 14, 2012 9:43 AM
OK then, lobster but don't forget the calorie laden, heart clogging butter to go with it.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a pension reform bill Wednesday which, among other things, increases the retirement age for future public employees, limits post-retirement employment for all employees and ends the purchasing of additional service credit time for all employees, according to California Federation of Teachers Legislative Representative Dolores Sanchez.

The changes are probably necessary, given the fact that the state’s pension system is on the brink of insolvency. But the reforms are not sitting well with union activists.

Oakland teacher Ana Turetsky predicts “civil unrest” lies ahead, due to the pension changes:

“This...