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Wisconsinís Third-Largest Teachersí Union Decertified
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Posted on 09/13/2013 9:55:54 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

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To: afraidfortherepublic

Know the scenario well. Also know how to sign the form to keep them from donating your money to a candidate you oppose. And what legal actions to take when the above scenario happens. There are actions to take but its tiring and time consuming at the expense of classroom prep etc. it also creates a very hostile work environment


21 posted on 09/13/2013 11:08:57 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: Carry_Okie

Nonsense, Walker’s reforms forced the unions to certify every year. This is the obvious result.

Another win for Walker and freedom and the beginning of the end to the corrupt idea of “public employee unions”.


22 posted on 09/13/2013 11:26:19 AM PDT by free me (Do it.....Sign & Endorse today!!! www.dontfundobamacare.com)
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To: free me
Nonsense, Walker’s reforms forced the unions to certify every year. This is the obvious result.

I'll wait before doing the happy dance, thank you.

Another win for Walker and freedom and the beginning of the end to the corrupt idea of “public employee unions”.

I certainly hope so.

23 posted on 09/13/2013 11:28:45 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Many Wisconsin teachers I know are happy they no longer have to pay union dues. But, they dare not talk too publicly in the teachers lounge or the hard-core union ones get snippy.


24 posted on 09/13/2013 11:35:50 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: Sub-Driver

A lot of “saying “ going on. This is long overdue for any kind of union. When a union has been in place so long that none of the current members were born when it was certified-—it’s time for a re-vote. One year might be too often but five years to re-certify is certainly appropriate. It’s the only way to keep the bosses working for the workers instead of the democrats.


25 posted on 09/13/2013 12:27:28 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Carry_Okie
Walker's changes didn't affect the freedom to decertify a union.

According to the article your statement is not entirely correct:
"The Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill required public unions to hold an annual recertification vote."

Curious - when was the last time the unions held a re-certification vote?

26 posted on 09/13/2013 12:46:31 PM PDT by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: Sub-Driver

Doh!


27 posted on 09/13/2013 12:50:08 PM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: jonno
Curious - when was the last time the unions held a re-certification vote?

I would suspect that the right to do so was in the union bylaws.

Remember too that this was a small union; it was only in Wisconsin covering but one metropolitan area. Hence my point that a number of those voting to decertify might be seeing the need to join a larger union.

Never underestimate the potential for public school teachers to express leftist militancy.

28 posted on 09/13/2013 1:12:28 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Was just reading Volkswagen is about to go UAW in Tennessee.


29 posted on 09/13/2013 1:37:36 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Carry_Okie
I would suspect that the right to do so was in the union bylaws.

This was point in my earlier post to you. Prior to Walker's reforms union members did NOT have the ability to force their leadership to re-certify. This was the 3rd largest union per the article and many others have done the same prior to this.

Always vigilant for sure but give credit where it's due.

30 posted on 09/13/2013 2:12:17 PM PDT by free me (Do it.....Sign & Endorse today!!! www.dontfundobamacare.com)
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To: free me
Prior to Walker's reforms union members did NOT have the ability to force their leadership to re-certify.

Source please.

This was the 3rd largest union per the article and many others have done the same prior to this.

How many? Citation please.

The right to free assembly presumes the right to disassemble. What you are talking about would be an illegal contract.

31 posted on 09/13/2013 2:28:55 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Can we use this word decertified with Obama and kick his a$$ out?


32 posted on 09/13/2013 3:24:28 PM PDT by bikerman (Obama! if his lips are moving he's lying.)
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To: rightwingcrazy
Leftists need to simplify the voter fraud process, so setbacks like this one and the ones in Colorado don’t happen to them again.

I am sure they are working on a plan...

33 posted on 09/13/2013 4:03:24 PM PDT by Popman (Liberal wars are about killing people for humanitarian reasons...)
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To: Carry_Okie

start your research here:

http://www.1-888-no-union.com/decertification.html

Find out how many yourself. Fact: 3rd largest school district.
Source: the article that is the subject of this thread.

Most unions have de-certified since the law went into effect. This is a great victory and should be emulated everywhere.

Your failure to acknowledge that is telling.


34 posted on 09/13/2013 4:58:30 PM PDT by free me (Do it.....Sign & Endorse today!!! www.dontfundobamacare.com)
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To: Sub-Driver
Back in 2012, I was having a beer at a local place here in Green Bay. I started chatting with a couple who were seated beside of me. They had just had a relaxing weekend at their new vacation home in the UP of Michigan.

The wife then mentioned that they both were going to have the entire Summer off and hoped to travel back to Europe again.

The husband lamented that their BMW needed some routine service.

Both husband and wife were teachers in a Brown County high school. Both thought it was downright evil that they would have to pay anything for their health care or retirement.

At the time, I was working 7 days a week. The closest I came to a "vacation" was taking my dad for treatment at MD Anderson in Texas.

35 posted on 09/13/2013 5:29:25 PM PDT by Volunteer (Though I know that the hypnotized never lie, do ya? - The Who)
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To: free me
Find out how many yourself.

IOW you don't know. So much for your claim of "many." Strike one.

Source: the article that is the subject of this thread.

There is nothing mentioned in the article about union bylaws or decertification procedures. Nothing. Strike two.

Most unions have de-certified since the law went into effect.

You don't even know how many unions there are in Wisconsin. Strike three.

Your failure to acknowledge that is telling.

Yes, it says I'm cautious about making unsupported claims.

36 posted on 09/13/2013 5:30:18 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is amazing!


37 posted on 09/13/2013 7:45:48 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: Carry_Okie

What a bizarre response.

You either support the reforms that are working wonders in WI or you support the unions.

You’ve made your choice clear.


38 posted on 09/14/2013 5:18:02 PM PDT by free me (Do it.....Sign & Endorse today!!! www.dontfundobamacare.com)
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