MI court upholds ruling against teachers ‘union security clause’ aimed at circumventing RTW

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, December 15th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

TAYLOR, Mich. – A Michigan Court of Appeals upheld a lower court decision Wednesday that struck down a deal between the Taylor school district and teachers union that attempted to circumvent the state’s right-to-work law. The district agreed to a new contract with the Taylor Federation of Teachers in 2013 – weeks before the state’s […]

Unionist goes off on National Right to Work awareness campaign

By Mike Antonucci on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 in Unions No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Illinois Education Association celebrates the efforts of union board member Annice Brave, who upon receiving a notice from the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation that she has the right to a refund of the portion of her dues that is used for political activities, sent this response:

Ohio teachers near class-action settlement in suit against union

By Media Trackers on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 in Unions No Comments

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Current and former Ohio teachers may soon be eligible for a partial refund of the “fair share” dues they have been forced to pay the Ohio Education Association (OEA) as a condition of working in a school where the union has a collective bargaining contract.