Teachers vs. Union Dues

The Wall Street Journal

Teachers unions are the biggest political spenders in California, in part because teachers know they must ante up to receive substantial employment benefits.

Obama’s crusade for Big Labor continues

By Heather Greenaway, The Washington Examiner

Over the past several decades, organized labor has been experiencing a crisis as membership rolls continue to decline to record lows. In 2014, the Labor Department reported that union membership fell again to 11.1 percent of workers, down from 11.3 percent the previous year. Today, it stands barely over six percent in the private sector, while government workers largely contributing to the ranks of union members.