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Fresno Teachers Union Grievance Has Potential $150M Price Tag

Fresno Unified's teachers' union says the district has violated its contract by improperly spending millions of dollars — perhaps as much as $150 million over the past three years — to cover retirees' healthcare costs with money that's supposed to be spent onl...

Fresno Teachers Get a Do-Over Vote On Union Fee Proposal

A plan by the Fresno Unified teachers union to charge members an extra $5 monthly to bankroll a new union-run foundation will be up for a revote this month after a legal challenge by dissident members put the plan on hold. The Fresno Teachers Association wa...
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Will Fresno Unified Labor Peace End or Continue?

Since dramatically avoiding a strike at the last minute early in 2018, Fresno Unified leaders and the teachers union have gone to great lengths to keep their public comments positive. Opinion Bill McEwen But as the final scheduled Board of...
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De La Cerda Takes Heat for Misrepresenting Endorsements

McLane High School area trustee Christopher De La Cerda misrepresented his endorsements to local media, the Fresno Teachers Association said in a tweet Tuesday afternoon. The first instance was with The Fresno Bee and then in a GV Wire article, FTA said. ...