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Resurfaced: Bloomberg’s past comments compare civil liberties, teachers’ union to NRA

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has not been shy about his mission to take on the National Rifle Association, but remarks he made in 2013 comparing the organization to two Democratic-aligned groups may complicate some of his key liberal relationships....

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Public sector unions have pattern of committing forgery against their own members

Government unions aren’t happy their grip on public employees’ paychecks has been loosened. So, they hide behind bureaucratic minutiae to prevent dissatisfied members from leaving and have even resorted to the criminal activity of forgery to illegally continue collecting dues. This is wrong. ...

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Teachers’ union Legislative Report Card confirms its political agenda

The National Education Association—the country’s largest teachers’ union—recently released its Legislative Report Card for the 116th Congress. The union gave each member of Congress a letter grade of A through F, claiming its report card “shows some signs of bipartisanship.” Who is the NEA kidding?...

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Wisconsin’s union recertification requirement represents true workplace democracy

Despite Education Minnesota’s stated “commitment” to “workplace democracy” as one of its core, institutional objectives, teachers have not had the opportunity to vote for, or against, union representation in many generations. In Wisconsin, thanks to Act 10, annual union recertification elections give teachers the right to vote for their representation in the upcoming collective bargaining for the school year. If teachers are not satisfied with the union, they can assess their exclusive representative relationship through a secret-ballot recertification election. ...

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When the teachers’ union supports school choice

The National Education Association (NEA) has voiced support for the Family Stability and Opportunity Vouchers Act, introduced in December by Senators Todd Young (R-IN) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). But what the national union may not realize is that its support of the bill is actually an endorsement of a form of public school choice....

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Labor union gets called out for #MeToo hypocrisy

Just over two years ago, sexual misconduct accusations rocked Hollywood and fueled the #MeToo movement’s drive against sexual impropriety. But predators aren’t just in Hollywood. The Center for Union Facts is holding the Service Employees International Union and its political allies accountable for sexual harassment allegations against union leaders....

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