Education: Who's in the Union?

A hell-cat on wheels is the New York City Teachers Union. Rowdy, ruddy and quarrelsome, last week it got itself into such a jam that U. S. Labor was alarmed.

The Teachers Union, Local 5 of the A. F. of L.-affiliated American Federation of Teachers, has as members 6,000 of the 37,000 New York City public school teachers. The Union claims part credit for the fact that New York teachers, ill-paid when the Union was founded in 1916, today are the world's best-paid. But for some ten years the most conspicuous fact about the...

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