In red, right-to-work states, teachers are rising up

Apr 06 2018

In red, right-to-work states, teachers are rising up

Article from: pulse.ncpolicywatch.org

By: Billy Ball

We might have seen this coming, given last year’s report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. In that report, researchers laid out how 29 states, including North Carolina, continued to fund their public education systems below pre-recession levels.

Now, with teachers in Kentucky, Oklahoma and West Virginia rallying over educator pay, left-leaning ThinkProgress says the states in question have more in common than the fact that they tend to vote for Republicans like President Donald Trump. They’re all so-called “right to work states,” meaning employers cannot require that workers join a labor union or pay dues.

From ThinkProgress, which is a project of the Center for American Progress Action Fund:

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