OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.—Oklahoma teachers stayed out of schools for the 11th day Apr. 12, as state legislators said they had increased school funding as much as they were going to this year.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.—Oklahoma teachers’ unions announced the end of their 11-day walkout Apr. 12, saying they had won as much as they could of their demands for better pay and more school funding. But teachers in the state’s largest city will stay out at least through Monday.
New York, NY – Early Childhood Education teachers working in community-based organizations across the city are fighting to achieve pay parity with their counterparts in the Department of Education who are doing the same important jobs. Watch:
NEW YORK, NY – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced a settlement with Tennessee-based Southeast Financial Credit Union. The settlement with Southeast Financial provides $2.25 million in refunds for duped New Yorkers and requires the credit union to clean up any students’ negatively-affected credit ratings.
Sheet Metal Workers Local 137, the Sign Manufacturers and Erectors, is a small union with a big niche: Its 480 active members fabricate and install signs, from metal plaques in building lobbies to the towering video billboards that light up Times Square.
In June, after four years of both training on-the-job and in the classroom, Joseph Daly will graduate from the NYC District Council of Carpenters’ Millwright Training Program. Right now, the Local 740 Millwright & Machinery Erectors member is working seven-days-a-week at a power plant that is being upgraded to a gas powered turbine. All the…
KELLYVILLE, Okla.—About 100 Oklahoma teachers began the second leg of their 110-mile march from Tulsa to the state capitol Apr. 5, leaving Kellyville High School to walk the 15 miles to Bristow High School.
At a recent union meeting at Stony Brook, a new (very young) member asked how and why we were all union activists. I was intrigued by the question. Unions have always been part of my life, but I never fully analyzed it and put it in words. So here goes.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.—Thousands of teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky walked off the job this week, holding massive protests in their state capitals to demand better treatment from state governments.