Unions have become an albatross to American companies and to state, local and federal governments. They cripple companies with strikes and union workers aren’t more productive than other workers despite being paid more.
And on the 7th day... the teachers rested.
The Chicago Teachers Union’s House of Delegates voted Tuesday to end a strike that kept 350,000 students out of the classroom for seven days, The Chicago Tribune is reporting.
The third-largest school district in the U.S. was shut down Monday by its teachers union and thousands of students will be on the unsafe streets when they should be in classrooms preparing for their future.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, close friend and former aide to President Barack Obama, has proposed the second major tax hike for Chicago residents since he took office, this one to the tune of $41 million.