Janus rallying cry for public school employees

KATHI GRIFFIN July 10, 2018 With the 5-4 decision in Janus v AFSCME, the U.S. Supreme Court delivers a rallying cry to America’s working men and women, including our public school employees.   Those who pushed the Janus lawsuit, including Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Illinois Policy Institute, will be disappointed to learn the court’s ruling will not kill off public employee unions, including those … Continue reading Janus rallying cry for public school employees

With all eyes on Janus, a similar case in California meets quiet defeat — for now

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Franciso on Monday dismissed Bain v. California Teachers Association. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Mario Koran June 11, 2018 While the nation is anxiously watching for a decision on Janus v. AFSCME, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could determine whether government unions can continue to charge non-members a fee for representing them, a federal appeals court in … Continue reading With all eyes on Janus, a similar case in California meets quiet defeat — for now

Colorado teachers begin two days of protest, chanting “Stand up and fight!”

Jefferson county educators Joel Zigman and Elizabeth Hall march during a teachers rally for more educational funding at the Colorado State Capitol on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The Colorado Education Association said the walkouts are necessary to alert residents and lawmakers about the status of school funding in Colorado. The stateÕs schools are currently underfunded by $822 million and are $2,700 below the national average … Continue reading Colorado teachers begin two days of protest, chanting “Stand up and fight!”

Court case could ‘financially cripple’ California unions

BY ADAM ASHTON February 26, 2018 12:01 AM   Thirteen years ago, California’s teacher union went toe-to-toe with the state’s movie star governor and crushed him at the ballot box, funding almost half of the $121 million campaign that swamped his proposals to revamp tenure and restrict government spending. The rejection of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 2005 initiatives sent a message that tangling with the state’s public employee … Continue reading Court case could ‘financially cripple’ California unions

Join the Movement #iBelieve {Standing Strong for Public Education}

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