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August 1, 2019

When literal criminals run your union, just go local

A local union president stole $100,000 in Indianapolis, and members complained. But according to teachers, the state union didn't do enough ...

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July 25, 2019

NEA crackdown on locals gets national attention

In the Wall Street Journal, we defend independent local unions. It looks like other educators agree.

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July 17, 2019

To keep power, PSEA is unionizing the charter schools it opposes

For 20 years, the PSEA has fought charter schools. Why is the union now aggressively unionizing teachers in charter schools?

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July 12, 2019

NEA bars exit to local unions who want to leave

Most teachers love their local union. The NEA knows that, and its new rules will make it much harder for ...

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July 3, 2019

A year after Janus, teachers still don’t know their rights

A new poll has revealed that most teachers still don’t know they can leave the two main teachers’ unions—...

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June 27, 2019

One year since Janus and new AFFT brings wins

One year ago today, Mark Janus won freedom for government workers. Since then, our members have been speaking up for ...

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June 18, 2019

Why union recertification laws promote democracy

Last year, Florida passed a law that automatically removes a teachers’ union as representative if less than half of educators ...

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June 11, 2019

For Ohio teachers, going “local-only” has meant happier educators and a better work environment

In 2013, a group of Ohio teachers found a growing rift between their local union and the National Education Association. In ...

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May 31, 2019

New teacher contracts still have fair share fees

It’s been almost a year since Janus v. AFSCMEoverturned 40 years of government-sector labor precedent. Now, employees who decide ...

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May 23, 2019

National proposal to make ousting a union easier highlights Pennsylvania’s shortcomings

Private sector and public sector workers have different rules when it comes to unionizing. The first group is governed by ...

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