West Virginia teachers, take hold of your First Amendment rights, and your professional liability. All government employees may exercise their First Amendment rights to resign from unwanted union membership by visiting myjanusrights.org. West Virginia Professional Educators offers professional services without the union politics. Check them out at https://www.wvprofed.org/.
On June 16, 2020, in United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, Cathy Byers, former Treasurer of American Federation of Teachers Local 6540 (located in Ronceverte, W.Va.), pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud in the approximate amount of $22,000, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1343.
Yet, like the Highlands of Scotland, everything in this story seems to be shrouded in mist and denial.