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Hannah K. Mead

Assistant Editor

Hannah Mead is a former assistant editor for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, having worked there from July 2009 through August 2011. Before this, she worked twice as a summer …

Aaron C. Mead

Aaron C. Mead is a former research intern for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

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Absent MEA Action, State Could Step In

MEA ducks question about having state inform members about right-to-work law

… inform union members, an MEA spokesman started to … allegations that the MEA is not fully complying … getting out of the MEA has proven to be a tricky … state. According to the MEA, its members can only …

MEA Still Chasing Thousands Not Paying Dues Or Fees

Union says 7,000 not paying; MEA members can leave the union only during month of August

… despite promises by the MEA that it will send debt … thinks   the MEA could lose as many as … week, Doug Pratt, the MEA's director of member … three months after MEA Executive Director Gretchen …

Fighting For a Teacher’s Right to Work

… Commission against the MEA. The union and its local … resignation during the MEA’s own “August window,” … destroyed. “The MEA paid its collection … clear wording, the MEA and AAEA are trying …

Mackinac Center Win Earns Key Placement in MEA Magazine

MEA Voice isn’t a magazine … agree. It required the MEA to notify its members … them that it found the MEA had committed an unfair … Saginaw teachers. The MEA complied with this order …

MEA Upset at Having to Follow State Law

… choose. But the MEA is also upset at the … performance. Who, exactly, are MEA officials representing … backgrounds. Who, exactly, are MEA officials representing … of their rights, the MEA wrote: If [the …

MEA-Endorsed Candidate: Education Spending Is Up

… only way they (the MEA) can say that it is … agree with what the MEA is saying about spending.” In … Snyder took office, the MEA, which is the state’s … I don’t agree with MEA on a lot of things,” …

MEA Concedes Large Percentage of ‘Conservative’ Teachers, Endorses 97% Democrats

… as conservative. The MEA represents more than 157,000 teachers, … same magazine, the MEA released its recommendations … partisan issue.” MEA President Iris Salters … R-Rochester Hills, who the MEA has not endorsed, said …

MEA Prez and VP should talk

… that for you . If the MEA is staying away from … its former members, MEA President Steve Cook … release posted on the MEA’s own website. Cook …

Independent Union Shows Unions Can Prosper Under Right-To-Work

Roscommon Teachers Association left the MEA and doesn't have to bully members to keep them

… amount charged by the MEA, the state's largest … payments. The MEA continues to impose … 2014 ruling that the MEA is breaking the law … August. The MEA lost an estimated 5,000 …

New ‘Labor Voices’ Column, Same Old Teachers Union Disinformation

The new MEA president spreads the same inaccuracies as the old MEA president

… Herbart: The MEA wrote : “In Utica, … not $7,845. The MEA wrote : “Grand Rapids … growth.” The MEA wrote : “It [charter …