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Title: More than 500,000 Californian kids will suffer as teachers announce three day strike on Tuesday and demand 30 percent pay rise
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Published: Mar 18, 2023
Author: Mike Rivero
Post Date: 2023-03-18 10:48:44 by Horse
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Comments: 32

More than half a million kids could miss school next week because of a planned-three day strike from employees of the nation's second-largest school system, who are demanding higher wages due to rising inflation and housing costs.

The development comes as the latest round of negotiations between the Los Angeles Unified School District schools and a union representing 30,000 of its cafeteria workers, bus drivers, and other school staffers seemingly fell flat on Friday.

Called in hopes of averting a strike that would close more than 1,000 schools, the negotiations hit a standstill - even after assertions from Superintendent Alberto Carvalho that the district was prepared to improve its offer of three consecutive raises in the same amount of years to avoid any closures.

Poster Comment:

I would counter offer "we pay you what you are worth." If the kids can't read, you pay us. In the interim we declare an emergency and have parents teach the kids. No more TG crap.

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#2. To: Horse (#0)

The headline -- from the Daily Mail -- is inaccurate and misleading. The people planning to strike aren't really teachers; they're other school staffers. From the Service Employees International Union, Local 99—Education Workers United website:

We are teachers’ assistants, playground workers, special education assistants, bus drivers, gardeners, custodians, cafeteria workers, maintenance workers, early care and education workers, and others working in schools, colleges, family child care centers, and administrative offices. We are nearly 50,000 public and private sector education workers throughout Los Angeles, Ventura, and San Bernardino Counties.

When I was in school 50+ years ago, the lunch ladies and bus drivers were pretty good people. I know the teachers are overwhelming Marxist now (especially in California). I wonder if the lunch ladies are all freaks now, too? -- after all, they're hired by the same school system that hates children and their parents, and that hires perverted teachers to corrupt the children's minds.

StraitGate  posted on  2023-03-18   20:38:18 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

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ghostdogtxn  posted on  2023-03-18   23:46:55 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

#21. To: ghostdogtxn (#20)

Agreed, good point. That's the headline's profound error; misidentifying the strikers is a simple technical mistake.

None of our several children -- all grown now -- ever spent a day in the government's schools, and I'm sure they never suffered because of that.

StraitGate  posted on  2023-03-19   0:12:35 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

#22. To: StraitGate, ghostdogtxn (#21)

I keep hearing about "students of color most affected". I would bet a month of my income that white/asian students who were enrolled in majority black schools actually learned more studying from home during COVID lockdown, how can we force government to provide us with raw data?

Dakmar  posted on  2023-03-19   0:20:51 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

#23. To: Dakmar (#22)

I don't know of a way to force the government to do anything. Fedgov doesn't even follow their own published rules of criminal procedure. Don't talk to them about the law; they have guns.

StraitGate  posted on  2023-03-19   0:46:44 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

#26. To: StraitGate (#23)

Burroughs was an asshole, but he makes me laugh. Scares the shit out of establishment buffoons like Yahoo and the DNC.

Dakmar  posted on  2023-03-19   1:01:59 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

#28. To: Dakmar (#26)

Why don't you come up here next weekend and we'll go to the Hook & Ladder in Waynedale and taunt bikers?

It'll be fun.

Esso  posted on  2023-03-19   1:07:24 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

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#29. To: Esso (#28)

I always look forward to starting a fight in a biker bar, but I just got a fresh shipment of panda excrement covered bamboo I was hoping to jam under my eyelids as a treatment for nearsightedness I just read about in the latest Pfizer journal.

Dakmar  posted on  2023-03-19 01:14:48 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

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