“The leadership of the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers has spent a lot of energy over the last couple of months calling names and lobbing insults at Minneapolis Public Schools leaders, with whom they are attempting to negotiate a new contract,” Hawkins writes. “They call the strategy they are using this year – and I am not making this up — ‘Common Sense Bargaining for the Common Good.’”
As I pointed out in a blog post not too long ago, “bargaining for the common good” is little more than a clever bit of doublespeak from the teachers unions. In the case of Minneapolis, for example, Hawkins shows that MFT’s “bargaining for the common good” approach hasn’t stopped them from making unfounded accusations against several school district officials.
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