Momentum builds for NYC teacher ‘sickout’ mutiny over de Blasio’s refusal to close schools
Some New York City teachers are calling for a “mass sickout” mutiny in defiance of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s refusal to close public schools to stem the coronavirus outbreak.
With Twitter postings and emails urging a revolt, worried teachers are consulting colleagues about taking the drastic action to protect themselves and their families.
“We’ve talked about it,” one educator told The Post, adding that his union chapter is holding a meeting on Monday to vote to join the sickout. “Other teachers I know have said they will call out.