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Fire Fighters’ union stops taking millions from muscular dystrophy charity
September 7, 2022 // The change also coincides with new leadership at IAFF, after long-time President Harold Schaitberger declined to run for re-election amid an on-going federal investigation into an alleged union pension scheme. Edward Kelly, the IAFF’s secretary-treasurer during the years IAFF took millions from the charity, was elected union president, but not before facing a challenger who pledged to cease accepting so much money from the charity. Mahlon Mitchell, Greg Markley,
Pro-shutdown teachers union bosses raked in $200K during pandemic
July 12, 2022 // The top officials at Education Minnesota, the state teachers union, each made over $200,000 while advocating for school and business closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to filings with the U.S. Department of Labor, President Denise Specht made $211,639 between Sept. 1, 2020 and August 31, 2021. Her vice president and treasurer each made $216,000. More than 80 Education Minnesota employees made over $100,000 during the same time period, the filing shows. Several of these employees are only described as “field staff” on the Department of Labor filing. Gov. Tim Walz,
Teachers Unions Fund Left Wing Politics
June 1, 2022 // The LM-2 also lists another $117 million spent for “contributions, gifts and grants,” that were primarily political in nature. Even more despicably, the NEA dispersed more than $55 million in benefits to union officers. That’s almost twice as much as it spent advocating for the teachers from whose paychecks the dues were confiscated
Op-Ed: Government unions divert dues to leftist politics
May 29, 2022 // According to the most recent LM-2 form submitted by the NEA to the Internal Revenue Service, the union raked in a staggering $377 million in dues and agency fees during 2021 alone. Of that total, however, only $32 million was earmarked for representational activity — ostensibly the NEA’s top priority.
Teachers union spends more on Dem causes than its own members, analysis finds
April 13, 2022 // According to data compiled by Americans for Fair Treatment, 17.6% of the NEA's spending went to political activities and lobbying, with just 8.6% going to representational activity. Political activities also accounted for more spending than employee benefits, which made up 15.1% of the organization's expenditures.