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Kicked Out of County, Darth Union Strikes Back

Steve146 Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 10:14 AM
Yeah, Incred2... but now we have lawyers who handle all of the unfair work conditions issues. The unions use workplace issues to pump up their coffers - they see them as ammo to increase their position of power, and hump public officials like crazy to create their alliances. Lawyers, on the other hand, go into workplace issues with the idea of making money for themselves and their clients... no union involvement = equals a big payday. People needed to unite in the past, but looking to the future, unions are anachronistic.

All over the country, union leaders are demanding that communities cough up extra cash to help “make teachers whole.” And unions around the country are testing the waters with teachers by asking teachers in budget stricken districts to vote “no confidence” in the community to send a message to taxpayers to cough up cash or else.

Note: This is an important update to a previous story about one county that kicked out it's public employees' union.     

The “or else?”

Strike.      

In Chicago, the teachers strike was preceded, as it has been elsewhere, by a token “vote of no confidence” circulated by the Chicago Teachers Union, an...