msn.com 18 Sep, 2020 04:30 am

Ole Miss professor who went on strike broke the law

State Auditor: Ole Miss professor who went on strike broke the law

Jackson WLBT p Last week, a University of Mississippi Sociology professor sent an email to his students, saying he was participating in a national strike to protest police violence.(WLBT) - Last week, a University of Mississippi Sociology professor sent an email to his students saying he was participating in a national strike to protest police violence.Thomas told students in that email that he would not be available to them in any way during the two days of the Scholar Strike to protest police violence.This nationwide 48-hour work stoppage is part of a collective stand against police violence (particularly against communities of color) in the United States.

While social media commenters have brought up the politics of the strike as a possible motive for White, he says it doesn’t matter what the strike was about.White says the word being “shall” is different than if it was “should” or “may,” which would leave some decision up to the employer.

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