“I am…a secondary school educator, and my union is so important to me. My union negotiates for me to have a hostile-free and fair work environment. It negotiates for my economic security and my union also negotiates for more funding for public education in general. Unions have always been important in ensuring workers’ rights and improving society.”
Teachers Unions Fight for Students, Too
Ifrah’s teachers union plays an important role in enforcing a safe and fair working environment for her and her colleagues. Equally as important is the union’s ongoing advocacy for the funding necessary to educate the leaders of tomorrow.