With Chicago teachers facing a hostile mayor and Chicago Board of Education in negotiations for a new contract, 90% of teachers union members have voted to authorize a strike.
A new faculty union was certified by the Oregon Employment Relations Board shortly after the university's administration dropped legal objections it had filed.
The AFT, like a number of other unions, had already endorsed President Barack Obama before this meeting.
CHICAGO - Fed up with discrimination, the Chicago Teachers Union filed a complaint Feb. 9 with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charging the Board of Education's mass teacher layoffs last year unfairly impacted African American teachers.
Graduate assistants and teaching assistants at New York University want their union rights back.
Carmen Morales, RN, a nurse practitioner from Bakersfield, Calif., brought a message to Kevin McCarthy - who happens to be the GOP majority whip.
Teachers, steelworkers, electricians, firefighters and other union members, their families and supporters, rallied here on the Southeast Side to defend teachers and union rights.
The 3.2-million-member National Education Association has endorsed President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign.
Anti-union consultant writes bill that attacks Michigan teachers.
Delegates to the convention of the National Education Association will vote on whether to immediately endorse Democratic President Barack Obama for re-election.