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SOUND OFF: Teachers strikes

2012-09-19T17:04:00Z 2012-09-21T13:55:11Z SOUND OFF: Teachers strikes Glens Falls Post-Star
September 19, 2012 5:04 pm

Chicago teachers have settled their contract and ended their strike, which lasted a week and a half. Although most states, including New York, allow collective bargaining by public employees such as teachers, New York and some other states prohibit public employees from going on strike. In other states, teachers are specifically forbidden to strike. Illinois allows teacher strikes, under certain conditions. Have you been following the Chicago strike and do you think it was justified? Do you think teachers and/or other public employees should be allowed to strike?

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