Mon Jun 11, 2012, 08:15 PM
mopinko (44,426 posts)
CTU: Nearly 90 percent of teachers vote to authorize strike
Source: chicago tribune
The Chicago Teachers Union says nearly 90 percent of its members have voted to authorize a strike, far more than the required 75 percent.
Read more: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-ctu-chicago-teachers-vote-to-authorize-strike-20120611,0,827222.story
best of luck to ctu.
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CTU: Nearly 90 percent of teachers vote to authorize strike (Original post)
Response to senseandsensibility (Reply #2)
Mon Jun 11, 2012, 10:52 PM
iemitsu (2,400 posts)
4. my teacher's union and i went on strike this last fall.
the strike lasted two weeks. teachers received much support from students, parents and the community but corporate influences in demanding that teachers lose security in their jobs is strong.
i hope that these teachers are prepared for a battle.
they will get my support in any case.
Response to mopinko (Original post)
Mon Jun 11, 2012, 09:58 PM
backtomn (456 posts)
3. Sounds like a line in the sand
They have not even heard the decision from the arbiter. I guess they were not expecting good news......or trying to influence the decision. Either way, it could get ugly.