On 11/12/09, Yes wrote:
> Yes, it is true, law does not allow funds of union dues to go to
> political action, unless the member decides it.
> I don't agree with 100% of the stances either....but if it comes down to
> no union or union, I'll take membership, every time. I've been too much
> administrator power grab and bad decisions in my near 20 year career
> that can ruin a teacher's career in its tracks to not be a part of a
> group that can protect the individual. Teachers have put in too much
> time and effort in their education and craft to have it destroyed by an
> administrator or board.
> On 11/11/09, OEA member wrote:
>> You do not have to contribute to the political action committee
>> (PAC) of most teacher unions. That is normally an option.
>>> On 11/07/09, Tanisha wrote:
>>>> I used to work in a charter school where there was no union.
>>>> Now, thank god, I work in a school district. I make an amount
>>>> of money I can live on, have good benefits, get to attend
>>>> professional development,and best of all can advocate for my
>>>> students with out fear of retribution from administrators who
>>>> are only out to make money. We need our unions! Anyways, I
>>>> support all those issues that the NEA supports. Go NEA!