Yes. I support living wages, all staff having the option for full-time employment where desired, job security, and collective bargaining rights. If we cannot provide these then we cannot provide a sustainable system. I serve as the chief negotiator for the U of L faculty association where we are currently in collective bargaining, and I know how important this process is for other public sectors. I have participated in community town halls speaking up for funding public education and supporting workers rights. I will bring this experience to the school board. Investing in people will pay off in the long term and must be a priority.