Teachers in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, are using a labor action called "work-to-rule," under which employees do no more than what is required in their contracts.
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The teachers say district's alternatives to suspensions and expulsions are making classrooms less safe.
June 20, 2017
But the deal is worth $245 more than the district has budgeted, so some say it could trigger layoffs down the road.
June 12, 2017
The union that represents teachers at 32 charter schools in Chicago voted Friday to merge with the 30,000-member Chicago Teachers Union.
June 08, 2017
Teachers' unions could suffer losses in membership and money if the Supreme Court sides with plaintiffs in a new case challenging mandatory fees.
May 10, 2017
The results of the survey underscore a national trend as teachers around the country say they need more training and support to implement discipline methods aimed at reducing the numbers of student suspensions and expulsions.
April 21, 2017
Looking across the country, the success of recent efforts to unionize charter school teachers has been mixed at best.
April 20, 2017
The nation's second largest school district has put an end to fundraisers known as "McTeacher's Nights."
March 31, 2017
Among other measures, the bill would require the state board in charge of education labor relations to proactively inform teachers about their rights to decertify their union.
March 29, 2017
The proposal is garnering comparisons with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's Act 10, which has led to the demise of over 100 unions in Wisconsin.