NEA Convention Ruled by Labor Rules

Mike Antonucci gives his insights on the annual NEA Convention’s Representative Assembly on Intercepts at

The good news is we won’t be here until the wee hours of tomorrow morning. The bad news (?) is that the agenda had to be truncated and debate accelerated. Why? Because the labor rules of the bus company NEA uses to ferry delegates back and forth to their hotels won’t allow drivers to be on duty for more than 15 hours.

As a result the delegates are running through new business items with little or no debate, completing action on 23 items in 90 minutes. Of note: