Skip to comments.Union Executive Salaries 'Not Based on Merit'
Posted on 12/15/2010 7:47:02 AM PST by MichCapCon
An education group recently reported some prosperous years for the Michigan Education Association: The head of the states largest teachers union is being paid nearly $300,000 while other top leaders earn more than $200,000.
But some are wondering why a union that supports its members being paid based only on education level and seniority is compensating its leaders differently.
If the MEA is attempting to attract a high-quality workforce with top-notch compensation packages, why dont they allow school districts to do the same? asked Michael Van Beek, director of education policy for the Mackinac Center. Locked into a union-demanded single salary schedule that treats all teachers like assembly line workers, districts cant offer a high-quality physics or calculus teacher more money.
School districts are forced to offer all teachers the exact same pay package.
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Their Salaries are based on who is the biggest thug!
Teacher union wages and benefits are obscene. The result of their salary schedules is not inability to attract high quality talent. The result is gross over compensation for people clearly not worth it in the open market.
LOL. And in other news, the Pope is Catholic and the Bear s--ts in the woods.
Most everything about unions is not based on merit. Unions are based on strong arm, thuggery and greed.
Michigan Education Association.Are they located in Detroit?.
The head of the state's largest teachers union is being paid nearly $300,000 while other top leaders earn more than $200,000. But some are wondering why a union that supports its members being paid based only on education level and seniority is compensating its leaders differently.It's because the education level hasn't got a thing to do with the level of intelligence and sophistication. Thanks MichCapCon.
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