Making Collective Bargaining Negotiations Public

Salaries and benefits are the biggest expenses in public education. They are also the biggest drivers for the continually increasing costs of running our schools with fewer and fewer students.

In my school district, salaries and assorted benefits will cost us $52 million next year. That’s 73% of our 17/18 budget. Despite this enormous expenditure by the public, there is no transparency whatsoever in how these salaries and generous benefits are arrived at with our teacher and support staff unions. More…

Donna Green | SDGANH

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3 Responses to Making Collective Bargaining Negotiations Public

  1. donnagre says:

    Hi Steve,

    The link to SDGANH.org doesn’t seem to be working. Is it on our side? Thanks so much for reproducing the article on public bargaining.

    Donna Green

    On Mon, May 22, 2017 at 1:00 PM, The New Media Militia wrote:

    > Steve Mac Donald posted: “Salaries and benefits are the biggest expenses > in public education. They are also the biggest drivers for the continually > increasing costs of running our schools with fewer and fewer students. In > my school district, salaries and assorted benefits will ” >

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