I am re-posting here, but go to the original and read the comments which I am sure will continue to be entertaining.
Chaz is my favorite blogger, he gets it right.
Friday, October 03, 2014
Ebola, ATRs, And The 2017 Teachers Contract.
Now that we have a contract, its time to look ahead to 2017 and see how the UFT and the City will finally resolve the more than decade long ATR crisis that wastes talent and money.
In 2017 New York City finds itself with an Enola outbreak and with close to a 50%
The provisions of the new 2017 teachers contract will allow the DOE to "force place" ATRs into the City's voluntary Ebola vaccine trials. Any ATR who refuses to participate in the voluntary trials will have been considered to have voluntarily to have resigned. Moreover, any ATR who refuses to be infected with the Ebola virus in the trials will be charged by the DOE with "problematic behavior"and terminated after receiving an expedited one day show
The expectation is that of the 2,000+ ATRs, half will be removed from the City
The DOE wants the surviving ATRs to be fired since they are infected with the Ebola virus and cannot be exposed to the students. However, in a joint press conference with the new Mayor, Michael Mulgrew stated that the surviving ATRs will be put on a disability pension and receive 33% of their final
Yes, the new 2017 teachers contract is a win for the UFT leadership and the City and we all know that's the only thing that really matters.