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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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November 1, 2018

Turns out, Bambi flees fire when you don’t hold him down

Following the Supreme Court's Janus decision striking down fair share fees, the National Education Association has lost 87,000 fee payers. It ...

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October 29, 2018

Veteran Teacher Sends Break-Up Letter to Union

Susan Fischer left her union after 30 years of trying to make labor relations work better for New Jersey teachers. Unions ...

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October 9, 2018

Janus and Williams: Future is bright for government workers

Mark Janus and Keith Williams, both former government workers, believe it's critical to protect the freedom of association of public ...

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October 1, 2018

Unions: Just telling government workers their rights is a terrible idea

Our takeaway from the PA House committee hearing was clear: whenever we try to offer a choice to government workers, ...

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September 17, 2018

Akron’s “I Promise” School teachers’ union is a slam-dunk

Besides free bikes, Chromebooks, and meals, "I Promise" has a little-known secret weapon: a teachers’ union that is totally independent ...

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