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10,000 South Carolina Teachers Rally for Union Rights and Livable Wages

HeadlineMay 02, 2019

In South Carolina, 10,000 teachers and their supporters flooded the grounds of the state Capitol in Columbia Wednesday in a protest calling for collective bargaining rights and for better pay and working conditions. Teachers marked May Day with South Carolina’s first-ever “sick out”—using sick days to shut down seven major school districts.

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