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Chicago: Teachers Go on Strike "For the Kids"

dmoose Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 8:47 AM
Not sure I agree totally, but the lack of results is a symptom of most union-controlled companies and services. I'm sure some teachers do care, but they go along with the union in hopes they can milk the taxpayers more. I bet Rahm wishes he was still on Obama's staff!! LOL!

For the first time in 25 years, hundreds of Chicago students are at home today and not in school because 26,000 unionized teachers in the country's third largest school district went on strike late last night after demands for a 19 percent pay increase were not met. While they strike today, 23 million Americans won't have the opportunity to go to work as the nation's unemployment still sits above 8 percent. Recent college graduates who can't find a job in this economy, will also be sitting at home while teachers protest on the picket lines.

"We will walk...