“Work for 3/5 of the year. Lots of leave. Birth leave. Pensions. But still, taxpayers aren’t doing enough!”
(From Michigan Capitol Confidential)
The Michigan Education Associated recently quoted a public school teacher who said that her family experienced every salary cut over the past several years “times two” because she was married to a teacher who worked in the same district.
What the state’s largest teachers union didn’t report was that this teacher and her husband were, between the two of them, paid nearly $163,000 in total salary in 2017-18, with a very large increase over the past two years.