Court Rules Detroit Teachers' 'Sickouts' Were Legal
Detroit-area public school teachers were encouraged several times to call in sick. The move was in protest of working conditions.By Ryan Biek | August 21, 2016
An eight-month court battle ended in Detroit teachers' favor, ruling their use of "sickouts" was legal.
A local union encouraged teachers at public schools to call in sick on multiple occasions. The move was in response to what they argued were poor working conditions.