Teachers union boss loses 40,000 members, gets a raise

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  National, News, unions  /  No Comments

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National Education Association president Dennis Van Roekel received a huge pay raise this year while the teachers union lost more than 40,000 members.

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OKC taxpayers fork over millions to retiring city workers

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  Finances, News, Oklahoma, Taxes, unions  /  No Comments

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In the past five years, Oklahoma City taxpayers have cut checks totaling $20.6 million to retiring city employees for accrued vacation and sick leave, Watchdog.org found through an analysis of city databases.

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Business-bashing telecom union boss takes mandatory dues

By   /  November 25, 2014  /  National, News, unions  /  No Comments

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Communications Workers of America president Larry Cohen takes mandatory fees from over 40,000 workers who don’t want to join his union.

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Instructor may have violated school policy by organizing boycott over GOP signs

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Abuse of power, News, unions, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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A high-ranking official with Milwaukee Area Technical College says a nursing instructor who threatened financial harm against a private business owner for displaying GOP campaign signs may have violated school policy and could face disciplinary action.

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College investigating instructor who threatened boycott over GOP signs

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Censorship, First Amendment, News, unions, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Milwaukee Area Technical College is investigating a nursing instructor who threatened financial harm against Quality Healthcare Options owner Sally Sprenger because she displayed GOP campaign signs at her business.

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Wealthy leftists help unions bankroll ‘progressive’ groups

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  National, News, Politics & Elections, State Government, unions  /  No Comments

Photo: NEA, via YouTube

Committee on States, a project of the secretive Democracy Alliance, is helping labor unions coordinate advocacy for bigger government in 20 states.

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