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March 26, 2019

I left PSEA/NEA. Now I want an independent local union.

Public school teacher David Chaump explains how the PSEA/NEA's lack of transparency and political agenda prompted him to leave ...

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March 19, 2019

Back a no-brainer notice to let workers know they’re free

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March 6, 2019

#RedforEd teacher strikes lack real dissent

Not all teachers want to strike to resolve problems, and not all agree that a lack of funding--the unions' main ...

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February 18, 2019

Fact #6: State and national unions don’t always advocate for teachers’ best interests

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January 28, 2019

Fact #5: Your local union gets little of your dues to negotiate your pay

When you look closely at the breakdown of a teacher's dues, very little stays local. In other words, teachers trust ...

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January 24, 2019

Fact #4: Workers who no longer pay the union are NOT “free riders”

Unions have long deflected with slurs like “free rider” and “scab” when held accountable for their actions. But these insults ...

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January 23, 2019

Fact #3: The Janus case is NOT an attack on unions

Unions becoming weaker or stronger has nothing to do with Janus. A union is at its strongest when it fulfills ...

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January 22, 2019

Fact #2: Dues are used for politics

Like a zombie, this myth just doesn't die. But member dues can be spent on a variety of “soft” political ...

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January 17, 2019

Fact #1: Teachers feel a lot of pressure to join a union

Free to Teach wants you to know what’s up. Over the next couple of weeks, we will be rolling ...

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November 14, 2018

Union political agenda, deception chasing teachers like me away

The relentless political agenda of the PSEA/NEA has repulsed long-time high school teacher Cheri. This is her story of ...

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