Senate strips teachers of collective bargaining rights

Senate strips teachers of collective bargaining rights

May 2nd, 2011 by Andy Sher in Local - Breaking News

NASHVILLE - Senate Republicans approved legislation tonight stripping teacher unions of their collective bargaining rights.

The bill passed in the GOP-controlled chamber on a largely partisan 18-14 vote after lengthy, often contentious debate.

House Finance Committee members are scheduled to consider the same legislation on Tuesday.

For complete details, see tomorrow's Times Free Press.