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A Quaker school in NYC has become the center of a heated labor struggle for teachers looking to unionize. The New York Times reports:.
The second-grader studied civil rights activists like Bayard Rustin, and, for his final project, he wrote about Cesar Chavez and the organizing of farm workers in California. So Mr. The Aug. Magaziner said. More than 1, parents and alumni have ed a petition urging the school to stop its efforts to decertify the union, and some teachers and staff members have ed a petition of their own. In the spring of last year, over 80 percent of faculty and staff members voted to unionize, with no objection from the school.
Union representatives were at the table as contract talks began at the end of and in July of this year to negotiate the layoffs of approximately 30 teachers because of the Covid pandemic. Two weeks after those negotiations ended, teachers and staff members received notice on Aug. The administration said a union went against Quaker values, which emphasize direct communication and consensus.
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A Private School That Teaches Progressive Values Is Engaging In Good Old-Fashioned Union-Busting