Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

Tag Archive: Randi Weingarten (page 2)

  • Randi Runs as Radical Stances Meet Blowback in NYC

    Posted on Mar 14, 2014 by Team

    Today, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten will be in Kiev rallying for the interim government of Ukraine, far from the controversies she left in New York. We’re not sure how this helps teachers or students in the U.S., but if she wants to support the Ukrainians we suppose that’s her prerogative. It’s a […]

  • Illinois Law Meets Randi’s Radicalism

    Posted on Mar 07, 2014 by Team

    Illinois public schools are required by state law to administer the Illinois Standards Achievement Test in order to track schools’ progress in educating students. And wherever accountability threatens to break the cushy teachers union monopoly, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten can be trusted to complain. Sure enough, Randi has backed an effort […]

  • Weingarten’s War on Reform Slams Pennsylvania Kids

    Posted on Feb 27, 2014 by Team

    The American Federation of Teachers and its boss, Randi Weingarten, have waged a national war on public school reform that spans decades. Driven by the maxim, “Nice political career you have, shame if anything were to happen to it,” the nation’s most militant teachers union fights advocates for better public schools from New York to […]

  • What’s that, Randi?

    Posted on Jan 10, 2014 by Team

    Since we launched our new campaign exposing the American Federation of Teachers and its contributions to America’s education decline, we’ve had several testy exchanges with AFT President Randi Weingarten. When we kicked things off with a full-page ad in The New York Times, Randi initially took to Twitter to let us know her displeasure. Then, appearing later that evening on […]