President Obama: We Must Strengthen Unions

President Obama says unions must be strengthened. Meanwhile Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has openly praised the Vergara decision…which deprives California’s unionized teachers of due process rights:

https://twitter.com/arneduncan/status/476439303015628800

Empty lip service on a Friday makes me grumpy.

Diane Ravitch's blog

This is one of the strangest stories of the week or month or year. President Obama spoke in Pittsburgh about the importance of strengthening unions.

Unions are under siege and have been for several years, but I can’t remember when the President stepped up to defend them.

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