Strikes Are Causing School Employee Layoffs
Teacher union officials may be happy when they lead strikes and have their demands fulfilled by school boards, but it turns out it’s not only the students who suffer when school administrators bow to union official monopoly bargaining demands. National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation Vice President Patrick Semmens comments on the situation. Here are some recent examples:
The ‘successful’ teachers’ strikes in Denver, Oakland and elsewhere that have made headlines are leaving a wake of layoffs as districts are left to contend with the costs.
In the State of Washington, the Puyallup School District will be increasing class sizes and making reductions to its workforce for the 2019-20 school year in order to pay teachers’ increased salaries that were fought for last year.