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Sudbury high school teacher's strike divides CBC listeners

As English public secondary school teachers in Sudbury and area finish a week on the picket lines, CBC listeners from around the region are offering their thoughts on the strike.

Issues including pay, classroom sizes and union bargaining garner strong opinions on talk back phone line

English public high school classrooms in Sudbury have been empty this week as teachers walk the picket lines. (iStock)

As English public secondary school teachers in Sudbury, Espanola and Manitoulin see a fifth day on the picket lines, CBC listeners from around the region are offering their thoughts on the strike. 

"[This is a] bi-yearly hostage-taking." 

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"They deserve our support."

 

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"If you don't like [the conditions], don't work there."

 

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"Why is it so bad for any workers to fight for better conditions?"

 

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​Share your thoughts on this or any other story on the CBC Sudbury talk back phone line: 1 (800) 461-1138.

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