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Kicked Out of County, Darth Union Strikes Back

Yrral Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 8:55 AM
Follow who benefits, who gets the money. My teacher friends get little for what they pay their dues for! Union greed and adversarial politics have taken over/have always been there! Ever notice how the non-union public views unions? Maybe unions should take a LONG look in the mirror and get a taste of reality! People do not like them and their bully mentality only makes the dis-like worse!!!

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...