Vicki Alger | Monday September 3, 2012 at 11:29 AM PST | 9 Comments
Most Americans are celebrating Labor Day with barbecues, picnics, and parades—but not the Chicago Teachers Union. They’re busy planning the city’s first teachers’ strike in 25 years, which incidentally coincides with the September 10 start of most Chicago Public Schools. Observers had hoped a strike could be averted when Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and...
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Tags: Budget and Tax Policy, Chicago Teachers Union, Economics, Education, Employment, fiscal crisis, Free Market, government pensions, Karen Lewis, Labor, Labor Day, Public schools, Rahm Emanuel, Unemployment
Lindsay Boyd | Tuesday December 7, 2010 at 2:41 PM PST | 0 Comments
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