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Only 11 People Show for Chicago Teachers Union Victory Lap in Michigan

Mary453 Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 8:33 PM
This Bonnie Halloran is one of the dense people of the unions. Major pay increases are not what Michigan or any other state needs at this time. The US is in a major, major financial crisis with Michigan at the top of the list. These people are insane and totally unrealistic and unreasonable about this situation. Get a grip on reality! They need some humility and gratitude for having a job. They act like spoiled little children. Grow up already!
The fact that only 11 people showed “for a discussion of the 2012 Chicago Teachers Union strike and what it means for Michigan unions,” could be signal that there may be underwhelming support for the unions’ Proposal 2 on Michigan’s statewide ballot.

The CTU has been on a victory lap of sorts around the country, crowing about its decisive win over Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the recent teachers strike. The tour recently made a stop in Ann Arbor.

Michigan union officials want to use the Chicago strike as a springboard for other Big Labor victories, like approval...