WEAC Fire Sale
Act 10, which severely curbed monopoly bargaining rights, including forced dues, granted Wisconsin teacher Right to Work privileges. Four years later the Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC), Wisconsin’s largest teacher union, must not be serving teachers’ needs. Mike Antonucci has the story on Intercepts.
In a March 12, 2011 story headlined “‘This is the Beginning’ – Wisconsin Workers Still Galvanized,” NEA Today stated:
By signing his notorious budget repair bill into law on Friday, Gov. Scott Walker may have won a battle, but his political standing has taken a beating from which he most likely will not recover. Furthermore, the bill’s passage has done nothing to dampen the political activity that has engulfed Wisconsin over the past five weeks and in fact has united his opposition and even strengthened the hand of labor and working families everywhere.