California teachers are subject to mandatory monopoly bargaining and compulsory unionism already. They must either pay forced dues or become a member. For those agency-fee-paying teachers, their money may be going to elect board members who will turn around and do the union’s bidding. Sarah Favot has the story in the La School Report.
Outside groups have poured more than $10 million into the LA Unified school board election, which already this spring became the most expensive school board race in the nation.
There are just 10 days left until the May 16 election.
Zimmer’s donors include many unions, like United Teachers Los Angeles, LA School Police, librarians, plumbers, and others. Forty-one of the 238 individual donors who gave $100 or more work for LA Unified. Seven donors live outside California.
Padilla’s donors also include many labor unions, like the teachers, school police, and plumbers. Thirty-one of 156 donors are employed by LA Unified. And just four donors live outside California.