Category Archives: Legal News

Teacher Tax Deduction Eliminated in GOP Tax Plan

Watch WHEA President Theresa McKeown speak about the GOP plan on WTNH:  http://wtnh.com/2017/11/13/teacher-tax-deduction-eliminated-in-gop-tax-plans/ and from the CEA Blog:  https://blogcea.org/2017/11/13/teachers-join-senator-blumenthal-in-opposition-to-gop-tax-plan/ and on the CEA Facebook page.

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CEA, Teachers, Students, Parents, and Municipalities Take the State to Court to Prevent $557 Million in Education Funding Cuts

CEA, Teachers, Students, Parents, and Municipalities Take the State to Court to Prevent $557 Million in Education Funding Cuts Lawsuit filed in Hartford Superior Court says executive order violates state law   Read the Press Release Here  

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Teachers and the Law Workshop

This Thursday, April 21st, WHEA will host Melanie Kolek from the CEA Legal Team. This will be at the Sedgwick multi purpose room from 4 – 6. Parking is available in the Wardwell Rd. lot. Enter through the doors off … Continue reading

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Testimony Education Bills

Dear Fellow Educators If you would like to see some of the highlights of yesterday’s 10 hours of testimony on various education bills, you can go to this link: http://www.ct-n.com/ctnplayer.asp?odID=12572 A few that you may want to skip to: Sheila … Continue reading

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Case Update: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association

UPDATE: Case Update: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association Union fees in jeopardy: In Plain English<http://scotusblog.us7.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=0c05b0842a082a00aa39f4d77&id=8dfd3db82e&e=6ae2c04c39&gt; For nearly forty years, it has been settled that, although public employees who don’t join a union cannot be required to pay for the union’s … Continue reading

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