Payday’s Mike Elk on Democracy Now Talking West Virginia Teacher’s Strike

Payday Senior Labor Reporter Mike Elk was on Democracy Now with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez talking this morning along with West Virginia Middle School Teacher Jay O’Neal about how the West Virginia Teachers’ strike is already starting to have an effect on teachers nationwide.

Watch it here.

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Mike Elk
Mike Elk is the founder of Payday Report and also covers labor and immigration for The Guardian. In 2015, he was illegally fired for union organizing as Politico’s senior labor reporter and used his $70,000 NLRB settlement to start Payday. The son of United Electrical Workers (UE) Director of Organization Gene Elk, he lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh and has dinner with his folks regularly. He can be reached at Melk@PaydayReport.com A Sidney Award winner and proud graduate of Woodland Hills, Elk lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh.

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