The Case for Unions: Why our collective voice matters
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CNN Article: Here's what happened to teachers after Wisconsin gutted its unions
Here's what happened to teachers after Wisconsin gutted its unions
by Lydia DePillis @CNNMoney
November 17, 2017: 5:59 AM ET
Britta Pigorsch was a sophomore in a high school outside of Madison, Wisconsin, when Act 10 passed the state legislature in 2011.
he already knew she wanted to be a teacher. But the legislation, which gutted collective bargaining rights for public sector unions and slashed their benefits, galvanized her further.
"It angered me," said Pigorsch. "I thought: Well, I could either not go into education, or I could go into education and be a voice that stands up for it."