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TVCC union leader resigns in terse notice to faculty

ONTARIO – With talks between the Treasure Valley Community College administration and the teachers’ union reaching the critical stage, union president Gerry Hampshire abruptly announced his resignation early Friday morning.

In a three-sentence email announcing the resignation, Hampshire said, “I refuse to be a water boy for a contract based on self-interest.”

He wouldn’t comment when reached Friday.

Hampshire, a history teacher, led the Treasure Valley . . .

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