As Pandemic Shutters Schools, It’s Business as Usual for Union Bullies

With schools across the country now shut down as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic, many parents are gamely trying to keep the education process going outside the classroom, without unnecessary and harmful delays, by enrolling their children in online public charter schools. 

But as they do, teacher union bosses and their allied politicians in a number of states are reportedly hurling obstacles in their path. Big Labor bureaucrats’ outrageous bullying in Oregon was recently exposed in a Wall Street Journal editorial.

Stan Greer is senior research associate at the National Institute for Labor Relations Research. NILRR’s website is He is also editor of the National Right to Work Committee’s newsletter.