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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About the Author

Mike Elk
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh but speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]

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