Eric Stone, chief negotiator for the South Burlington Educators Association explains why over 200 teachers are on strike. For almost a year, the teachers tried to reach a fair settlement with the school board. Eric explains that, “they have chosen to ignore the recommendations of a neutral fact-finder. In the last week alone, we’ve made two compromise offers only to be met with manufactured excuses of why they can’t engage in the back-and-forth necessary to reach a settlement.”
EQUAL TIME is where Vermonters talk about issues ignored by the corporate media—mothers opposing toxic pollution, workers fighting for decent jobs, nurses working for health care reform, students speaking out about their education, farmers struggling against corporate agribusiness, and more.