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November 30, 2020

“I opted out of the United Federation of Teachers . . .”

Gina Friedlander is a substitute teacher in New York City represented by the United Federation of Teachers. She decided to ...

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October 20, 2020

Jerry Jordan is Gambling With Your Livelihood

Philadelphia Federation of Teachers president Jerry Jordan is asking Philadelphia teachers to authorize him to unilaterally call a strike if ...

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October 8, 2020

“Work to Rule” = Strike

Multiple outlets are reporting that the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (“PFT”) is considering a “work to rule” action. PFT’s ...

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October 5, 2020

Just Checking: Do You Still Want to Pay Union Dues?

Later this month, one state will start checking with state employees before taking union dues out of their paychecks. Michigan’...

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June 4, 2021

The 2021 NEA Legislative Program

Is the NEA serving teachers or lobbyists?

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June 3, 2021

New California union president promises to cut dues in half and stop political spending

The newly elected president of California’s largest state employee union ran on a platform of ...

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June 2, 2021

10 (More) Reasons Public-Sector Employees Choose Not to Belong to a Union

Many of the frustrations we’ve heard fall into the same categories, so we thought we’d compile them into ...

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June 1, 2021

More Questions Than Answers

In the wake of a national tragedy, sometimes there are more questions than answers.

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May 26, 2021

Unions Promise Higher Pay but Fail to Mention Higher Cost of Living, Higher Taxes

One researcher found that collective bargaining made no difference to teachers’ salaries – the states where salaries were better had higher ...

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May 24, 2021

The Unions’ Made-For-TV Movement

Not all is as it seems with this national union movement.

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May 19, 2021

Member Spotlight: Trent Bryden

“If you are a teacher and you are putting your fears before students' academic and social health, then I can't ...

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May 18, 2021

Show Me the (Union) Money!

Today's government unions play the role of Goliath in our story of worker vs. big heartless machine. I have the ...

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May 14, 2021

Member Spotlight: Bill Frye

“The simple fact is that the union president made no effort to support my position of innocence of any wrongdoing."

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May 8, 2021

“The Centers for Politics and Unions”

This recent debacle underscores why every American should be concerned about the oversized influence and power of government unions.

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