Randi Weingarten

Chicago Charter Teachers Strike

Teachers’ Unions Back Nation’s First Charter School Strike

“There is absolutely no good reason to put students and parents through the upheaval of a strike. The sad fact is that interests from outside our community are using our students and our schools as a means to advance their national anti-charter platform.”

Angry Teachers

Teachers’ Union Leader: Janus Decision ‘Only Makes Us Angrier’

“In the face of right-wing attacks on public education and labor, we have come to understand that when we walk the walk with the community, we become exponentially more powerful,” she said, referring to how unions have joined forces with other progressive causes.

Teacher Unions

Teachers Sue for Refund of Past Union Fees

“This lawsuit will enable teachers like me to recover the agency fees that we were wrongly forced to pay against our will,” said Scott Wilford, the plaintiff in the lawsuit, reports Education Week.

Former adviser to President Donald Trump and executive chairman of Breitbart News, Steve Bannon, speaks at a campaign event for Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Alabama Roy Moore on September 25, 2017 in Fairhope, Alabama. Moore is running in a primary runoff election against incumbent Luther Strange for …

Randi Weingarten: Bannon a ‘Formidable Adversary’ Because He ‘Hates Crony Capitalism,’ Fights for ‘Working People’

Then-White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon reportedly had a previously unreported one-on-one meeting with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten, who came away from the talk convinced that Bannon is a “formidable adversary” because he genuinely and passionately “hates crony capitalism” and “sees the world as working people versus elites.”

A broker reacts as new elected US President Donald Trump shows up on a television screen at the stock market in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016.(AP Photo/Michael Probst)

Teachers Union Leaders Devastated that So Many Members Voted Trump

Despite the fact that teachers union bosses were all in for Hillary and made a heavy push for members to jump on the Clinton bandwagon, exit polls revealed that a large number of teachers ignored their leaders and voted for Trump. Now union officials are engaging in finger pointing and recriminations.