animationnation mission statementunited we brandanimationnation facebook
  • If you can dream it, you can do it. -Walt Disney

  • Quality is a great business plan. -John Lasseter

  • Let's make some funny pictures. -Tex Avery

  • I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. -Howard Zinn

  • When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins. -Chuck Jones

  • And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? -Jesus

  • A man should never neglect his family for business. -Walt Disney

  • What's most important in animation is the emotions and the ideas being portrayed. -Ralph Bakshi

  • Once you have heard a strange audience burst into laughter at a film you directed, you realize what the word joy is all about. -Chuck Jones

  • Before enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. -Buddhist Proverb

Chicago schoolteachers go on strike September 10 2012

News and events from around the world

Chicago schoolteachers go on strike September 10 2012

Postby Charles » Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:50 pm

Some unions in the USA still have the huevos to take it to the street when they have to. Leave it to Chicago to lead the way...

............


Chicago teachers to strike Monday

By NBC Chicago and Reuters - September 9 2012

For the first time in 25 years, teachers in the Chicago school system will walk off the job Monday after failing to reach a contract deal with district officials, NBC Chicago reported.

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis announced late Sunday night that negotiations with the school board have ended without an agreement. “We have failed to reach an agreement that will prevent a labor strike,” she said at a news conference.

Earlier, Chicago School Board President David Vitale said that more than 20 offers had been made to teachers throughout the last four days in hopes of preventing a strike, NBC Chicago reported.

A strike in the third-largest school district in the nation would set up a historic confrontation between Mayor Rahm Emanuel, President Barack Obama's former top White House aide, and organized labor in the president's home city.

Article
_________________________________

Daily Z

Image
User avatar
Charles
 
Posts: 7391
Joined: Thu May 13, 2010 5:36 pm

Return to Current Events