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Massachusetts Lawmakers Pass Measure that Saves Marine’s Job

Massachusetts lawmakers passed an amendment on Monday expected to save the job of a public high school ROTC instructor who refused to pay teachers union fees.

State senator Richard R. Tisei introduced legislation last week on behalf of Maj. Stephen L. Godin, a retired Marine and ROTC instructor who was told he’d get the ax if he didn’t chalk up a $500 teachers union “agency fee.”

Godin, a senior naval science instructor at the Naval Junior ROTC at North High in Worcester, said he receives medical and dental benefits and half his salary from the military and refused to join the union or pay it’s “agency fee,” which is assessed to offset the union’s collective bargaining costs.

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