Unions

Teacher Truths: You are not selfish for exercising your rights

Please share with any educator you may know to help dispel these pesky misconceptions! #TeacherTruths

Back-to-school looks different this year, and teachers have a lot on their minds. But that doesn’t mean they have to put their own needs on hold. If you have been considering alternative options to union…

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Teachers’ Union Hides Past Support of Officers

Education Minnesota’s national affiliate—the National Education Association—is trying to hide its historical support of School Resource Officers on school grounds.

An article on its website (screenshot above) that called SROs “role models” for students and staff has recently been removed, along with an article titled, “Promoting school safety with…

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Teacher Truths: You do not have to meet with your local union rep to resign membership

Please share with any educator you may know to help dispel these pesky misconceptions! #TeacherTruths

Minnesota teachers who are choosing to exercise their First Amendment rights and resign from union membership are being told they need to meet with their local union official before they can opt-out.

This meeting is not…

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It’s Day 1: Teachers’ 30-day union resignation window opens

Minnesota teachers who are currently a dues-paying member of Education Minnesota can let the union know its priorities are missing the mark by mailing in their membership opt-out letter starting today.

Educators, if you are ready to exercise your freedom of choice to longer financially support Education Minnesota, you can…

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Teacher Truths: Leaving the union will not affect salary or benefits

Please share with any educator you may know to help dispel these pesky misconceptions! #TeacherTruths

A misconception about union membership is that an educator’s compensation or health insurance will be in jeopardy if he or she isn’t a union member. While salary and benefits are negotiated between the employer and…

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Teacher Truths: Quality liability coverage is available outside of union membership

Please share with any educator you may know to help dispel these pesky misconceptions! #TeacherTruths

Teachers in the classroom today are operating in often unpredictable and increasingly chaotic environments. Like all professionals, it is a good idea for teachers to protect themselves with liability coverage. But many educators are not…

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Teachers’ union message to its members: Your views don’t matter

It’s no secret the teachers’ union is a political organization using teachers’ dues to fund a decidedly leftist agenda. But the union’s political priorities are not reflective of all its member base, despite the union’s emphasis on being about “the little guy.” In essence, the teachers’ union has made it…

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Teachers’ union encourages English teachers to promote political agenda around climate change

To accompany the recent post Educated Teachers wrote about the National Education Association’s politicization of Christmas, below are excerpts from an article published in the American Federation of Teachers’ (the other national teachers’ union) newsletter that encourage k-12 English teachers to use their classrooms to

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Teachers’ union encourages members to politicize Christmas

Merry Christmas! What a wonderful time of year as we gather together with family and loved ones to reflect on all our blessings—and politicize the holidays?

That’s what the national teachers’ union is recommending.

The National Education Association’s EdJustice campaign is encouraging teachers to “ring in…

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