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
A protege of Bill Greider, Mike Elk is a yinzer labor reporter, who covered the drug war in Brasil and spent years covering union organizing in the South for the Guardian. In 2016, he used his $70,000 NLRB settlement from being fired in the union drive at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report while living in Chattanooga. The son of United Electrical Workers (UE) Director of Organization Gene Elk, he now lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh. Melk@PaydayReport.com

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