Taxpayers Fund Washington Union Official

Concerned Educators Against Forced Unionism

Taxpayers are subsidizing a Yakima, Washington teacher union official’s salary for time spent on union official business, in direct violation of Washington state law, and the school board seems to have no interest in investigating the legitimacy of the scheme. Trey Kovaks has the story at


Washington Teachers’ Union Boss Compensation Not Unusual

A recent article in the Yakima Herald-Republic describes a union subsidy, which pays 75 percent of the teachers’ union president’s salary, as “unusual.” Unfortunately, that is far from the case, and similar compensation packages are common across the country at every level of government.