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Hannah Bell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-18-10 02:24 AM
Response to Reply #8
9. any links to details?
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  -Central Falls tentatively agrees to rehire fired teachers FBaggins  May-16-10 09:40 PM   #0 
  - New principal  proud2BlibKansan   May-17-10 08:22 AM   #1 
  - As well as 3-4 (?) assistant principals  FBaggins   May-17-10 08:33 AM   #2 
  - Wondering now if the mass firing was just a strategy.  Reader Rabbit   May-17-10 10:58 AM   #3 
  - I'm sure that it was a strategy for both sides.  FBaggins   May-17-10 01:35 PM   #4 
  - "Fired RI teachers approve deal to get jobs back"  FBaggins   May-17-10 03:41 PM   #5 
  - It's a done deal  proud2BlibKansan   May-17-10 10:19 PM   #6 
     - "plenty of opportunities for overtime pay. " does that mean the teachers  Hannah Bell   May-18-10 01:54 AM   #7 
        - Yes I believe that's what it means  proud2BlibKansan   May-18-10 01:56 AM   #8 
           - any links to details?  Hannah Bell   May-18-10 02:24 AM   #9 
           - There have been several links posted here over the last couple days  proud2BlibKansan   May-18-10 06:49 AM   #10 
              - From this morning's local paper  FBaggins   May-18-10 06:53 AM   #12 
                 - Thanks. $4800, that's $3000 higher than the previous offer.  Hannah Bell   May-19-10 03:07 AM   #23 
                    - It really isn't.  FBaggins   May-19-10 05:50 AM   #24 
                       - nope, the original offer was $1800 & the super would "try to find" grant money  Hannah Bell   May-19-10 06:11 AM   #26 
                          - And they DID find grant money.  FBaggins   May-19-10 08:03 AM   #28 
                             - You're not fooling anyone.  Hannah Bell   May-19-10 01:46 PM   #32 
           - So far I haven't seen much of anything that can be called a "victory"  FBaggins   May-18-10 06:50 AM   #11 
              - Of course it's a victory since the teachers get their jobs back  proud2BlibKansan   May-18-10 07:10 AM   #13 
                 - Not if they only LOST their jobs  FBaggins   May-18-10 07:15 AM   #14 
                    - What was gained? A lot of media attention.  proud2BlibKansan   May-18-10 07:21 AM   #15 
                       - I think they would have.  FBaggins   May-18-10 07:58 AM   #16 
                       - And I dont' think they would have gotten their jobs back without the media attention  proud2BlibKansan   May-18-10 08:04 AM   #17 
                          - So you think that her goal all along was to fire them?  FBaggins   May-18-10 08:05 AM   #18 
                             - I have no idea what her goal was  proud2BlibKansan   May-18-10 08:12 AM   #19 
                             - Well one thing is for certain (IMO)  FBaggins   May-18-10 08:13 AM   #20 
                             - it was. if you read the union's court filing, the timeline makes that obvious.  Hannah Bell   May-18-10 11:34 PM   #22 
                                - Can you link to the judge's ruling?  FBaggins   May-19-10 05:52 AM   #25 
                                   - there was no judge's ruling. they dropped the suit in exchange for rescinding the firing  Hannah Bell   May-19-10 06:14 AM   #27 
                                      - If there was no ruling...  FBaggins   May-19-10 08:21 AM   #29 
                                         - Because it was late & I was thinking of the counter-suit.  Hannah Bell   May-19-10 01:45 PM   #31 
                       - I think that is a gain, actually. They overreached, & it made a lot of people aware they were  Hannah Bell   May-18-10 11:29 PM   #21 
                          - So between post #21 and post #23  FBaggins   May-19-10 08:24 AM   #30 
                             - The rehiring & pay are a win. Those concessions, if they exist (I've  Hannah Bell   May-19-10 01:47 PM   #33 
                                - "If they exist" - Here's the comparison.  FBaggins   May-20-10 07:59 AM   #34 

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