Walterwhat you and most of the posters here need to understand is that the teachers most affected are the junior staff (instructors/ assistant teachers) they each earn 38,689 and 51238 respectively. These of course are your younger teachers, recently married, just graduated with the PhD, and in most cases have very young children. In the offer accepted by the faculty two weeks ago they were receiving a 4k pay cut over the next three years (That calculates in the increase in insurance pay). These are the ones who more than likely voted down the offer today, as it is difficult to live on that. Now the senior staff or the people who bring up the average salary to over 70k are more than willing to work with the admin and have more than likely been ok with any pay cut. These of course are the older staff most of which ready to retire. POINT... not everyone makes "65,000 a year" in fact the vast majority make the lower number i presented... all of my numbers can be found here (http://web.ysu.edu/gen/ysu_generated_...)I'm all for the faculty and WILL be joining them on the picket line tomorrow morning... More so I'm a conservative yet even i can see just how wrong sb 5 is... VOTE NO!
August 25, 2011 at 10:22 p.m.
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