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Friedrichs and Bain Explained

California public school teachers working in traditional school districts are by default members of their local teachers associations, which may be affiliates of either the California Teachers Association (CTA), which is the state branch of the National Education Association (NEA), or the California Federation of Teachers (CFT), the state branch of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).  4,150 more words


Undocumented Immigrants and the New Gilded Age

Yesterday, an article written by David Chen and published in the New York Times included the following statistics on construction-related deaths and injuries in New York City: 681 more words

Corporate Influence

Alberta Education proposes bigger role in teacher wage negotiations

Hoping to keep tighter reins on its scarce funds, Alberta Education is proposing a new collective bargaining model for teachers allowing government to be a bigger player in negotiating wages. 598 more words

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The AAUP's Digital Future

Over the three years of my involvement with the AAUP, I’ve watched this venerable faculty institution complete a reorganization and begin a process of revitalization that is already placing it at the forefront of faculty advocacy, reaching far beyond what had been envisioned for it less than a generation ago. 545 more words


Which Parts of Their Collective Bargaining Agreements Do the Friedrichs Plaintiffs Oppose?

The theory of the Friedrichs case is that requiring the plaintiffs to pay fair share fees imposes a “severe and ongoing infringement” of their rights to free speech.  671 more words

On Labor

Alberta's education minister set to introduce new bill on collective bargaining for teachers

The Alberta government is set to introduce a new bill to set up a provincewide negotiation framework for teachers.

Education Minister David Eggen said Bill 8, the Public Education Collective Bargaining Act, will be introduced in the legislature Tuesday and will set up a framework of collective bargaining on a provincewide scale for Alberta’s 61 school boards. 127 more words

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