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Scabs union decries unfair treatment of scabs

There is enough irony here for a reasonably good two-act play.

State universities (notoriously left-leaning?) “augment” the system of salaried/tenured/benefited employees with a batch of one-year-contract (expendable) employees.

These new hires are willing to take jobs which would otherwise be filled by salaried/tenured/benefited persons.

i.e. they are scabs.

Then, a union finds and recruits these new hires, thus estopping any previously recognized unions from complaining about scabism.

The new union files a grievance on the grounds that the temporary replacement workers aren’t being permanently placed?

Link here.


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