Many teachers are concerned about how their co-workers will react if they decide that union membership is not the best option for them and their families. But union membership is a personal decision. And teachers are deciding to resign from the union for a variety of reasons. Having choices empowers teachers, and exercising your rights is a good and admirable thing.
You are not a bad colleague if you decide union membership is not the best option for you and your family, and teachers from across the country want to reassure you of this. Listen to their experiences below.