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Teacher Truths: You will not lose seniority or tenure if you resign from the union

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Minnesota educators interested in resigning from union membership only have until September 30 to make their decision. Otherwise, their membership automatically renews for another year.

In order to help you make…

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Teacher Truths: You are not selfish for exercising your rights

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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

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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

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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

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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’ unions push for SRO removal from schools despite educators’ support of officers

The leaders of Minnesota’s teachers’ union, Education Minnesota, are standing with groups who want to make schools less safe by defunding the police and taking away School Resource Officers (SROs).

But recent polling in Minnesota shows a large majority—87 percent—of union households support their local police departments. Eighty-four percent of…

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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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