At the Edwize blog: Do charter schools need unions? about charter school teachers in New York being fired for mentioning the ‘U’ word.
Fortunately things turned out all right for one teacher, because she was so highly regarded:
Nichole applied for a position teaching English at one of New York City’s very best public high schools, Brooklyn Tech, which hired her last week. Having quickly landed on her feet, Nichole now says “I will never again work in a school where I don’t belong to a union.” Her dismissed colleague was hired at a top private New York City school.