A new deal for labor policy.
For years, states have cut school funding while reducing taxes on corporations. But teachers and workers are fighting back.
West Virginia’s teachers won a 5 percent pay raise for all state employees. But it was the legislature’s corporate tax cuts that underfunded the teachers in the first place—and it may slash public services to pay for the raise.
Corporate public relations teams extol bonuses to pump up the Republican re-election effort, but many people will end up unemployed.