What One Strike Cost Teachers

The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation’s Janus Supreme Court decision has given every public school teacher the right to resign his or her union membership and not pay dues or fees to an unwanted union.

A former “Strike Captain” in the Oakland California school district is now rethinking his decision to encourage fellow teachers to strike.  Perhaps his story will cause teachers to think more about what they get out of paying dues then lose more money by going on strike.   Lily Jamali has the story on kqednews.org.

Three months after they went on strike, teachers in Oakland are finally learning how much the labor action cost them.

That’s because the Oakland Unified School District only recently processed their unauthorized absences.