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Students Pull Off Thanksgiving Event, Despite Being Stood up by Protesting Teachers

olddoc4444 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 5:45 PM
You are right. Decent human behavior fron union members would have indeed been news.

Students and teachers from Old Rochester Regional Junior High School have teamed up for many years to serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner to senior citizens in the school cafeteria.

But this year the teachers thought it would be an opportune time to bring their complaints about a lack of a collective bargaining agreement to the community. How? By refusing to participate in the traditional Thanksgiving event.

That’s right, as a way to protest their lack of a contract, the teachers bailed on the students and senior citizens. But the students and a group of volunteers kept the tradition alive on their...