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Tag: August Window
By JGillman, Section News
As you might know, the Mackinac Center Legal Foundation is representing kindergarten teacher Miriam Chanski, and others,in a class suit against the Michigan education association.
"The Mackinac Center Legal Foundation is filing a lawsuit on behalf of Miriam Chanski and several other plaintiffs against the Michigan Education Association over the union's misreading of Michigan's right-to-work law. The union is enforcing an outdated policy referred to as the "August Window," which limits members' ability to exercise their first amendment rights to one month out of the year. .. "And elsewhere, the MEA is pushing its own rules, or at least those it sees in a contract it says must be enforced
"On March 26, 2013 WB-RC officials offered a $10,000 buyout for any qualifying teacher who left the school district that year, an incentive superintendent Dan Cwayna said the district had used in the past to encourage needed staff reductions.Which brings us to last nights discussion on Hannity with Patrick Wright, and plaintiff Miriam Chanski.
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