Church support for labor unions: at odds with Church practice?
Catholic World News - April 07, 2011
Although the Catholic Church has a strong history of support for labor unions, Church officials have frequently been at loggerheads with unions in their own dioceses, notes Brian Fraga in Our Sunday Visitor.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($18,129 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!
Posted by: Defender -
Apr. 08, 2011 3:48 AM ET USA
This especially applies to Catholic school teachers when administrators have intimidated teachers, though the average wage is some 80% of public schools, benefits aren't comparable,and they serve under annual At-Will contracts. This despite the fact that degrees are required in most diocesan schools, but don't go higher than a bachelor's degree because you are ripe to be shown the door in favor of a new teacher who will cost less.