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No, he is not mentally disabled just selfish. He lost his job and I am sure he felt like he was going to pay it back. Unfortunately, he had horrible living conditions with people that didn't help the situation. He, I am sure, didn't realize that monitor all of that if his moms bills weren't being paid first. I am surprised it really took this long for it to catch up with him. Downward…
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Being Racist is OK if you're black----keeps the Double Standard in place.
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It should be noted that the responsibility for the problems presented are solely in the hand of the administrators and not the teachers. Many teachers have been complaining about this for a long time. It finally took one to leave QPS and report it. Seems QPS doesn't encourage ethical behavior inside the walls.
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Reputable nursing facilities DO NOT take control of the elderly person's estate and "deposit it into their own pockets", Chris. Legally (and ethically) they are prevented from doing so. Typically a family member is designated to hold power of attorney over their elderly relative's financial matters, at the time of their admission. (Either that, or the courts can appoint someone to look…
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From sj-r.com:

The largest state employee union is planning a series of workplace demonstrations next week to draw attention to stalled contract talks with the state.

Members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees are organizing “Unity Day” events at state work sites. The events are to be held Nov. 13-15.

The demonstrations are intended to show the administration that AFSCME members will not accept the kinds of contract concessions being demanded by Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration.

“Members who work on the front lines of state government are frustrated and frankly angry at Gov. Quinn’s lack of respect for their work and the essential services they provide,” said AFSCME spokesman Anders Lindall. “His administration has dragged out contract negotiations for nearly a year and continues to push for concessions that would reach into employees’ pockets, driving down their take-home pay.”

In a September email to members, AFSCME said the administration was demanding a pay cut for union workers, followed by a two-year wage freeze. It also said the administration was pressing to have workers pay more for their health insurance. In all, many workers could see a $10,000 reduction next year, it said.

Unity Day activities are being organized by individual locals and will vary by worksite. At some locations, Lindall said, union members may wear their green AFSCME T-shirts or other green apparel. Some may choose to display signs at their workplaces or have all employees take a break at the same time. Others may choose to have all employees gather outside of the workplace at the start of the day and walk in together.

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