PA teacher unions use dues for blatant Democratic political advertising

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  Campaign Finance, Education, Elections, News, Pennsylvania, unions  /  No Comments

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In the remaining weeks of the heated gubernatorial battle for the Keystone State, Pennsylvania’s teachers’ unions have been incredibly vocal and outright blatant about which candidate they prefer in the Governor’s Mansion.

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Union bosses investing in Ohio Senate Republicans

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  News, Ohio, unions  /  No Comments

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Labor groups supporting big government and forced union dues donated $178,867 to eight Republican incumbents in the Ohio Senate during the latest campaign finance period.

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Teachers squeezed for $27 million in union political spending

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  National, News, unions  /  No Comments

Photo credit: AFT, via Twitter

American Federation of Teachers spent over $27 million in member dues on “progressive” politics in the union’s 2014 fiscal year.

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Workers stuck paying plush AFL-CIO union salaries

By   /  October 24, 2014  /  National, News, unions  /  No Comments

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AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C. paid the union group’s officers and employees an average of $89,328 during the 2014 fiscal year.

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South Burlington teachers to make even more money than average Vermonters

By   /  October 20, 2014  /  Education, News, School Choice, unions, Vermont  /  No Comments

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While details of an agreement reached Saturday between striking teachers and the South Burlington school board weren’t immediately disclosed, average Vermonters can be certain of one thing: South Burlington public school teachers are going to make even more money than they do.

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Union takes mandatory dues, calls Walmart owners robbers

By   /  October 20, 2014  /  National, News, unions  /  No Comments

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United Food and Commercial Workers gets its money through forced union dues, but accuses the owners of Walmart of “robbing America.”

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