Free beer for striking teachers?

By Oregon Campaign Watch,

Update on strike:

— The Willamette Week notes, “Portland Public Schools teachers who’ve spent four days on the picket line (and who knows how many more to come) can now find some solace in the form of 1-cent beers. And free ice cream. And half-off flotation therapy…Deals we’ve found so far include $1 off pints at Migration’s Northeast Glisan Street and North Williams Avenue locations as well as free food for kids whose parents dine in. Teachers who present their employee badges at Wayfinder can order $6 beers (prices normally range from $7 to $8) and score four bucks off of four-packs. Leikam Brewing is offering some menu items for half-price… And Elk Rock Yoga in Milwaukie will let any striking teacher take a free class throughout November”

— NY Post notes, “The annual base salary in the district starts at roughly $50,000”

— Meanwhile Governor Tina Kotek who has been critical of the Teacher Strike has appointed a mediator: