Author(s)/Creator(s)

Austin McNeill BrownFollow

Description/Abstract

Georgia is a “right to work” state, in which teachers can be fired or have their state license revoked if they strike or utilize collective bargaining. This leaves few legal options for teachers to challenge the state mandate to reopen without adequate preparation.

Document Type

Issue Brief

Keywords

education, employment, covid-19, coronavirus

Disciplines

Economic Policy | Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene

Date

7-20-2020

Acknowledgements

The author would like to thank Megan Ray for edits on earlier drafts as well as numerous teachers from the state of Georgia willing to offer their input and concerns via social media.

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

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