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EDITORIAL: Hammond schools cut off union president's pay

EDITORIAL: Hammond schools cut off union president's pay

Patrick O'Rourke, president of the Hammond Federation of Teachers, has been put on notice that taxpayers will no longer pay his salary to be a full-time union president. That's as it should be.

August 24, 2012 12:00 am Related

EDITORIAL: Make union members foot bill for reps

If you were asked to make the taxpayers pay the salary of a lobbyist for a special interest group, would you say yes? The Hammond School Board did.

March 28, 2012 12:15 am
Bennett: Limit collective bargaining

Bennett: Limit collective bargaining

Indiana's top education official, Tony Bennett, made it crystal clear he supports legislation that limits teacher collective bargaining to wages and wage-related fringe benefits.

March 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos


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