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NYC Teachers, Take Note: If You Leave, You Lose

The way New York City plans to distribute back pay to public school teachers includes an incentive to keep them in the system. According to the proposed labor contract, the teachers would receive payments over several years until 2020 but the bulk of the payout would come at the tail end.

At the same time, and in an apparent contradiction, the city’s calculations may count on teachers leaving the New York City schools before collecting what they are fully owed.