Skip to comments.AT WAR WITH THE TEACHERS UNIONS: Part 1 - Are You Ready to Enlist and Fight the Great Battle?
Posted on 11/09/2005 4:54:12 PM PST by doug from upland
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Great Stuff, Doug! :) Yahoo!
public employee unions give campaign contributions directly to those politicans with whom they negotiate their contracts and who vote for the contracts. This is a direct and inherent conflict of interest. It should be prohibited.
Crack the egg.
Start noting how many teachers are being caught in sexual relations with children. Note how well it worked against the Catholic Church. But in the case of education, you can read articles almost daily of another teacher, be male or female, being caught taking advantage of a minor.
Thats how you begin to crack that egg.
Use the truth.
I agree. It is a threat to democracy.
Teachers can leave the nea and join the AAE. http://aaeteachers.org/
I disagree. The dems are a wholly owned subsidiary of the public employee's unions.
Yes, in future threads, we will be discussing the alternatives for those who want to opt out.
Doug, Got your northern flank covered.
And this money, I am sure, came right out of teachers pockets!
Yes. The union actually went to the bank to borrow more money to fight it. What was the collateral? The paychecks of union members.
Hopefully, teachers will begin to figure out where their money is going.
please, whatever you do, please dont restrict this to just CSTA members, some of us in schools, as in every area of calif govt are forced to join CSEA which spent a ton to defeat the prop as well.
the forms can be adapted for either union.
Abosultely NOBODY can whine like a teacher..
They can reduce you to tears in their whinings..
They can whine your wallet right out of you're back pocket..
It an amazing sight to behold..
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Members get to vote on issues. Besides teachers, there are some employees such as aides who can join the union. I don't know why conservatives are trying to do more to affect the direction.
The main reason teachers join the union is for the legal insurance. Teachers fear being sued by parents. When the union rep comes to talk to the faculty at the beginning of the year, that is the main talking point. 'Our lawyers are at your disposal.' 'We will back you in court.' In some states teachers can buy their own liability insurance as a rider on their homeowners policy - for a very few dollars a year. In one state I was told by my insurance agent, "We don't sell liability insurance to our public school teachers. We have an unwritten agreement with the union."
We've spoken about this before, my friend. With angry California teachers, maybe now the time is right.
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