Campaign Kickoff Event for Tim Bishop

The Long Island Federation of Labor is holding a campaign kickoff event for Tim Bishop on August 9th from 6-8 pm at IBEW Local 25 (375 Motor Parkway, Hauppague).  This will be a chance to show support for Mr. Bishop in his bid for re-election.  If it fits your schedule please try to come on …

Diane Ravitch Addresses the AFT Convention

Education analyst Diane Ravitch was the keynote speaker at this year’s AFT Convention in Detroit. Here is her addressing the convention yesterday.

AFT: State of the Union 2010-2012

The video played at the opening of the 2012 AFT Convention taking place this week in Detroit.

The Chicago Teachers Victory

As you may or may not be aware, the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel have been embroiled in a bitter dispute, with Emanuel backing many of the nonsensical anti-labor and school “reform” ideas that have swept the nation.  Earlier this week the CTU won a stunning victory.  From Diane Ravitch: As you …