A Pennsylvania nonprofit organization is suing a Philadelphia teachers union to end the practice of paying teachers to do union work on the taxpayer’s dime.
The head of the American Federation of Teachers claimed on Monday that she wanted to see bad teachers removed from classrooms despite previous defenses of teachers caught helping students cheat on tests and others who were inebriated in the classroom.
Employees at NTN-Bower Corporation in Hamilton, Alabama, voted 82-50 to kick UAW (United Auto Workers) Local 1990 out of the ball bearings plant. Friday’s secret ballot election was the fourth arranged to determine the union’s future at the company. The workers won the right to withdraw from the union, which has represented them since 1976, after a two-year campaign.
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R., La.) proposed legislation to clear the way for combat medics to enter the medical profession on Wednesday.
If Eric Greitens sent you his resume, you wouldn’t believe it. But maybe you have some time to kill and figure why not call him up, go to his home in Missouri, and catch him in a lie. “Very impressive resume, Mr. Greitens. A Navy SEAL and a Rhodes Scholar? Sure buddy, and I’m Mother Teresa … oh, so now you’ve worked with Mother Teresa …”
College environmentalists are using public records laws to investigate the circumstances surrounding the hiring of an economist at the University of Kansas (KU) who has spoken out against wind subsidies, according to his attorney.
Bruce Rauner (R.), Illinois’ newly elected governor, signed an executive order ending mandatory public sector union dues on Monday.
Rep. Ryan Zinke (R., Mont.), a retired Navy SEAL, plans to confront President Obama about his administration’s failure to confront the Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS or ISIL) when newly elected members of Congress visit the White House.
Workers in Alabama are staging a fourth attempt to kick the United Auto Workers (UAW) out of their plant following claims that stuffed ballot boxes derailed their last vote.
A “militant” healthcare union put patients at risk during a weeklong walkout at one of America’s largest healthcare providers, according to company officials.