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Description: Six former presidents of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union are urging members to reject a new tentative agreement.

Source: CBC

Date: 11/27/2015


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Questions for discussion:

  • Why are the former union presidents opposed to this tentative agreement?
  • What is “unprecedented” about the way the union’s negotiators handled this tentative deal?
  • Consult the Related Links. What does the tentative agreement include?
  • What concessions have the two sides made?
  • The term “union boss,” used in this story’s headline, is often thought to be disparaging – invoking images of corruption. What does the term mean to you? Discuss.