by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 28, 2020

McConnell Refusing to Pay Police Pensions

In an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the following:

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 13, 2020

Teachers Unions on Coronavirus: Close the Schools

With Trump declaring a national emergency around coronavirus, many local governments are deciding how best to keep people safe. At a national level, some unions are pushing for more funding to aid in...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 21, 2020

AFT Announces Presidential Endorsement

The third-largest union in the country, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) has made an endorsement in the Democratic primary. However, their unique endorsement may not clear things up for...

by Guest Post | on Feb 13, 2020

Teachers Unions: End Active School Shooter Drills

Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund (Everytown), the American Federation of Teachers, and the National Education Association r (link is external)released a new (link is external)report (...

by Guest Post | on Oct 31, 2019

Warren's Prek-12 Plan is a "Game changer"

As the AFT continues to engage members in the presidential election and candidates continue to address issues relevant to working families, the education plan released by presidential candidate...

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2019

Trump Proposes Cutting School Lunches

Educators are united against President Trump’s proposal to undercut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which would take away food assistance from millions and deny access to free...

by Brian Young | on Sep 20, 2019

Unions Join Worldwide Climate Strike

Across the world on Friday students and union members walked out and went on strike. The strike is not against one company, but rather a larger call for action on climate change.

by Guest Post | on Jul 24, 2019

The AFT Sues Betsy DeVos

The AFT brought the student debt crisis to court Thursday, filing a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education for gross mismanagement and out-and-out sabotage of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 12, 2019

Unions to Picket ICE Operations

This week, Trump announced that his long-delayed ICE raids would begin this weekend. These raids are not only meant to detain and deport thousands of immigrants, but they are also meant to strike...

by Guest Post | on Feb 25, 2019

Randi Weingarten: Acosta's Got to Go

When Trump appointed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta many questioned the appointment due to the sweetheart deal that Acosta cut for Trump friend, billionaire and convicted sex trafficker Jeffrey...

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