Teachers Unions

WaPo Editorial Board Blasts Warren for Caving to Unions on Charter Schools

'The losers in these political calculations are the children whom charters help' (Updated)

The Washington Post editorial board blasted 2020 hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) Monday for her opposition to charter schools, accusing her of folding to teachers' unions and saying that children come out "losers" in her plan.

Suit: Break Up Big Labor

Massachusetts teachers challenge union monopoly power

Four Massachusetts educators are asking the Supreme Court to overturn the union monopoly on collective bargaining, a suit that could further erode the power of government labor groups.

Colorado Teachers’ Union Protest Against DeVos Turns Vulgar

Colorado Education Association: 'We don't advocate that behavior'

A rally organized by the largest teachers union in Colorado protesting a visit by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos became vulgar as some of the demonstrators held signs depicting a hand giving a middle finger and another sign that said, "Report Card - Betsy DeVos F U."

Teachers in the Dark

Majority of teachers don’t know about union opt-out rights

In June 2018, the Supreme Court declared that government agencies could no longer mandate union dues or fee payments as a condition of employment in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees.

Report: Staff Layoffs Tied to Teacher Strikes

Hundreds of support workers face pink slips in Denver, Oakland

Denver teacher strikeTeacher strikes may have succeeded in boosting pay for union members, but they are costing hundreds of support staffers their jobs, according to a new report.

Teacher Strikes Spread to West Virginia, Oakland

Four teachers unions have walked out in 2019

Statewide Teachers Strike In West Virginia Continues For 7th DayTeachers unions are increasingly using strikes as a bargaining tactic in the wake of the Supreme Court's landmark ruling that allows public sector dissidents to opt out of paying union dues.