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The Two Biggest Education Organizations Split on Collective Bargaining

September 25, 2001
By: Rachel Busacker
State Capital Bureau
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Missouri's two biggest education organizations, Missouri State Teachers Association and Missouri National Education Association, are split on Govenor Holden's executive order to allow unions to collect fees from non-union state employees. Rachel Busacker has the story from Jefferson City.

The Missouri State Teachers Association opposes the executive order, stating it is not good public policy.

Government Relations Director, Mike Wood:

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OutCue: ... not only public schools but all state public services.
Contents: MO State Teachers Associations says the money used through collective bargaining could be better spent on education and state public services.

The Missouri National Education Association disagrees, stating that Holden's order will promote employee views in decision-making.

President, Greg Jung:

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OutCue: ...in their salary and working conditions.
Contents: President of MO National Education Associations says collective bargaining will give employees more power regarding their working conditions.

From Jefferson City, Rachel Busacker.