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  •  "who else would go to work every day without some (1+ / 0-)
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    form of protection?"

    Most of those who work in the private sector.

    •  Exactly. i don't know of any job in the private (0+ / 0-)

      sector where an employee is protected from being laid off or fired.  Some may have a contract that guarantees employment for a specified period of time but even those typically have clauses which provide for the termination of that contract under various and sundry circumstances.

      I am a huge fan of the teaching profession.  I have had many great teachers, some average teachers, and some bad teachers.  I believe there should be some mechanism to get rid of bad teachers and cannot comprehend how those who are good teachers could object to this.

      "Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." - John F. Kennedy

      by helpImdrowning on Mon May 21, 2012 at 02:52:57 PM PDT

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