Posts tagged CDC

    Op-ed: The Teachers’ Unions’ Blame Game

    August 23, 2022 // AFT’s allocation of 30 percent of its 2020–21 expenditures to politics, totaling $48.4 million in political activities and another $5.9 million in contributions. And they’re only second to the National Education Association (NEA), which devotes nearly 50 percent of its expenses to political endeavors, according to research from Americans for Fair Treatment. Given that the NEA spends twice as much on politics (almost all of which is devoted to Democrats) as on representing its members, the union resembles a political, rather than membership, organization.

    CDC director spoke with several union leaders before tightening masking guidance, internal calendar reveals

    June 14, 2022 // Rochelle Walensky, other CDC officials kept in close contact with teachers unions throughout coronavirus pandemic Caitlin Sutherland, Americans for Public Trust, transparency, White House director of labor engagement, Becky Pringle, Jason McDonald, Republican lawmakers,

    Freedom Foundation: 4,000 California teachers have left the union since COVID’s start

    April 29, 2022 // “We share with them the highlights, quotes, and PowerPoints and the other thing we share with them during these round tables is information about where their money is going,” Wiegel added. “Most teachers don't really know where their union money is going. A small portion goes towards their benefits but the vast majority of it is going to the national level of the union where it’s spent on political candidates and activist organizations.”

    Hospital officials support N.J. booster mandate. But unions call for continued COVID testing.

    January 22, 2022 // But if the objective is to slow or stop spread, she added, testing should be continued, not suspended, and health care workers infected with COVID-19 should not be pushed to return to work after a five-day incubation period without being tested.