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    NCAE declares that Gov. Cooper’s plan “is flirting with danger”

    Sounds like Gov. Cooper didn’t get the approval of the N.C. Association of Educators……
    Terry Stoops, September 17, 2020
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    Nurses Union Battle is Bigger than Mission Hospital

    North Carolina is in the middle of a union battle at Mission Hospital in Asheville. On September 4, 2020, The Daily News reported on the union ballot initiative’s potential implications across the state. Brian Gordon reported for the Jacksonville newspaper: “You definitely know that it’s bigger than just the hospital,”…
    Brenee Goforth, September 8, 2020
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    NCAE: New leadership, same modus operandi

    Tamika Walker Kelly’s first press release as NC Association of Educators president continues the fine tradition of unquestioned support for Democrats.
    Terry Stoops, July 1, 2020
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    State Board of Education chair and vice chair participate in private town hall

    Last night, State Board of Education members participated in a closed “town hall” with members of the N.C. Association of Educators. Why does the NCAE receive special access to public officials?  The NCAE union represents a fraction of the state’s public school employees and rarely represents the interests of families.
    Terry Stoops, April 22, 2020
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    NCAE sells its headquarters

    The N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE) is selling its downtown Raleigh headquarters, according to a letter published in the organization’s newsletter.  I cannot help but wonder if the sale of their headquarters was a financial necessity due to declining membership.
    Terry Stoops, April 15, 2020
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    “We know that our schools are ours and no one else’s”

    Organize 2020 Racial and Social Justice Caucus is the radical arm of the North Carolina Association of Educators.  And they have a message for you. The school that you pay taxes to support?  The school that you send your children to?  Organize 2020 believes that it doesn’t belong to you.
    Terry Stoops, April 8, 2020
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    Workers seek refunds from unions

    Kevin Daley of the Washington Free Beacon reports on workers’ response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling. In 2018, Mark Janus convinced the Supreme Court that mandatory government union dues violate the First Amendment. Now he wants his money back. After his triumph at the High Court,…
    Mitch Kokai, March 16, 2020
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    The Ramifications of Rejecting Right-to-Work

    This week, JLF’s Jon Sanders wrote a research brief on the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. The legislation has passed the United States House and would mark a serious turn in the association rights of workers – particularly in right-to-work states such as North Carolina. The bill is…
    Brenee Goforth, March 3, 2020