A group of rallying classified staff from the classified union wade into the Center for Meeting and Learning to weigh in on the Board of Education Meeting on Sept. 20. “We’ve been at this [bargaining] since February,” Bob Baldwin, president of the classified union, stated before the board’s executive session. Talking about the board’s decisions during the meeting, Baldwin stated: “That [how the money is spent] isn’t about the budget. That isn’t about the tuition. That’s about the politics of individual members of the board.”

A group of rallying classified staff from the classified union wade into the Center for Meeting and Learning to weigh in on the Board of Education Meeting on Sept. 20. “We’ve been at this [bargaining] since February,” Bob Baldwin, president of the classified union, stated before the board’s executive session. Talking about the board’s decisions during the meeting, Baldwin stated: “That [how the money is spent] isn’t about the budget. That isn’t about the tuition. That’s about the politics of individual members of the board.”

English teacher and faculty union member Russell Shitabata plays catch with his son as he holds up a sign in support of the classified union during a rally in front of the Center for Meeting and Learning on Sept. 20. “They [classified staff] help students all the time,” Shitabata stated. “What they are asking for seems fair.”

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