View Poll Results: Do you support YOUR Teachers Union?

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  • YES and I support all Unions!

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  • INDIFFERENT!

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  • NO! They want and ask too much

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    Do you Support the Teacher's Union

    Im just curious if ya'll support the Teachers Union in YOUR area. *evil laugh*
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    Re: Do you Support the Teacher's Union

    Quote Originally Posted by The Giant Noodle View Post
    Im just curious if ya'll support the Teachers Union in YOUR area. *evil laugh*
    I voted other, because my answer is, "No," but not because I think they ask too much.

    I don't support public unions. In the private marketplace, there's a give-and-take negotiation that goes on at the bargaining table. It's tied to, surprise!!!!! profit. In the public sector, bureaucrats sit at the table and give away the store, simply telling the taxpayer, "Sorry. Ya' gotta pay more."

    Public unions should be illegal, IMO. It's not a fair process to the ones paying the bill.
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    Re: Do you Support the Teacher's Union

    No, completely unfair.
    They get dual representation, as well as, not having to generate higher results for increases in pay.

    Edit: In my state, teachers don't have collective bargaining rights but still no.
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    Re: Do you Support the Teacher's Union

    Maggie youre living in the wrong area
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    Re: Do you Support the Teacher's Union

    Do I support them? Sure. Do I agree with much of what they do? No.

    Unions/Big business to me is like two invading forces fighting over my neighborhood. While I am uncomfortable with them being here the thought of either side becoming victorious is worse.

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    Re: Do you Support the Teacher's Union

    I think with teachers, unionization is needed but the system has been abused. It it hard to implement quality control when there is such a high level of representation. The government should show some backbone and fire the incompetent ones, and then just deal with the fallout like Washington DC did. Teachers still need to work to survive and they won't strike forever. Plus they can always be legislated back to work if it gets too out of hand.

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    Re: Do you Support the Teacher's Union

    Teacher's unions run the gammot from terrible to great. It's hard to make generalizations.
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    Re: Do you Support the Teacher's Union

    My area? We are doing pretty decent with our education, so I have not had a particular reason to really not like them.
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    Re: Do you Support the Teacher's Union

    If I had to pick just one special interest group that is doing more than any other to make our country a worse place to live, it would be the teachers' unions. They are horrible.
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    Re: Do you Support the Teacher's Union

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    If I had to pick just one special interest group that is doing more than any other to make our country a worse place to live, it would be the teachers' unions. They are horrible.
    most special interests only screw one set of people (the taxpayers). the teachers unions screw the entire nation.

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