DeVos' Anti-Union Crusade
Betsy DeVos

Guess who wants you to drop your union membership?

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MTA Members Are All In
Melrose School Committee

MTA members are speaking out for the schools and colleges our communities deserve.

Educators in Action

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Facts and Tools

Get the facts and the tools you need to organize, unionize and build power to support the public good.

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All In: Union Power

“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.”

Frederick Douglass
Unions Strengthen Our Communities and Give Educators A Voice

We are better at our profession and more powerful advocates for ourselves and our students if we work collectively through our unions. Through MTA’s All In effort, we are building that power with intentional one-to-one member conversations at the local and chapter levels.

Why Now?
Why Now?

We’ve always known that face-to-face conversations are the best way to engage members. There is a renewed urgency because of Janus v. AFSCME, an anti-union case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court on June 27. This case had nothing to do with what is good for students and everything to do with billionaires wanting to weaken our power.

Court Ruling
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The corporate interests behind the Janus case may think they won big with the court's ruling, but history teaches us that working people will not be denied and will continue to organize, unionize and build power to support the public good.

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Fighting for Our Rights

Education for All

All In is a way of thinking and acting, rather than a campaign with a specific end date. The forces arrayed against unions have no plan to stop attacking the rights of working men and women, and we do not intend to stop fighting for our rights. We need our members need to share their ideas and values and experience the power of collective action. We need members to be All In.

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Tell the World You Are Sticking With Your Union

Take photos of yourself, either individually or in groups, holding handmade signs with the word "union" — or a similar message of your choosing. — and share them widely.

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Melrose Education Association

MTA Members Are #All_In

Across the Commonwealth, MTA members are using their collective voices to speak out for the schools and colleges our communities deserve. Check out our Educators in Action page and share your latest #All_In pictures with us so we don't miss a thing.

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Workers ‘stick with the union’ as court hears Janus arguments

We Rise event on Feb. 26

Workers took to the streets in cities across Massachusetts — and thousands more wore pro-union stickers at their worksites — to show solidarity on Monday, Feb. 26, as the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, a case backed by wealthy special interests intent on weakening the power of public employee unions.

“Sisters and brothers in labor, we are gathering today to show the world that we are going to stay strong and stick with the union no matter what billionaires like the Koch brothers and the backers of the State Policy Network or our own Pioneer Institute throw at us,” MTA President Barbara Madeloni said.. “We know our power is in our solidarity.”

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