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Originally posted by Sinnthia
Originally posted by EssenceOfSilence
reply to post by Scalded Frog
Yes, the private sector actually has to balance its budget or go out of business.
You mean the private sector like banks, airlines, auto manufacturers, etc?
Just curious what exactly we mean by "private sector" and "or go out of business."
Originally posted by projectvxn
reply to post by ladyinwaiting
Where exactly does it say in the Constitution that collective bargaining for tax payer money is a protected right?
Title: Wagner]Act of 1935
Author: U.S. Government
Year Published: 1935
The Wagner Act of 1935
SEC. 7. Employees shall have the right of self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in concerted activities, for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection.
SEC. 8. It shall be an unfair labor practice for an employer-
(1) To interfere with, restrain, or coerce employees in the exercise of the rights guaranteed in section 7.
(2) To dominate or interfere with the formation or administration of any labor organization or contribute financial or other support to it: Provided, That... an employer shall not be prohibited from permitting employees to confer with him during working hours without loss of time or pay.
(3) By discrimination in regard to hire or tenure of employment or any term or condition of employment to encourage or discourage membership in any labor organization: Provided, That nothing in this Act or in any other statute of the United States, shall preclude an employer from making an agreement with a labor organization (not established, maintained, or assisted by any action defined in this Act as an unfair labor practice) to require as a condition of employment membership therein, if such labor organization is the representative of the employees in the appropriate collec tive bargaining unit covered by such agreement when made.
(4) To discharge or otherwise discriminate against an employee because he has filed charges or given testimony under this Act.
(5) To refuse to bargain collectively with the representatives of his employees.
Source: Civics Online
Post the clause of the law that prevents teachers from speaking to each other.
Originally posted by ladyinwaiting
Seriously. Don't you think that's a little silly?edit on 3/13/2011 by ladyinwaiting because: (no reason given)]
Only as silly as thinking the law prohibits
The right to assemble, right to free speech, freedom of association.
If you had read the actual law, you would know this. Instead you get your opinions about it from TV or some other source lol. extra DIV