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The Mother Jones Award for Outstanding Union Activism

The National Staff Organization has created an award to recognize the efforts of individual members that have gone above and beyond in their efforts to advance unionism and the labor movement. NSO believes that this recognition reinforces the preamble of it constitution, which states; “to promote public education and advance collective bargaining and unionism.” This […]

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Virginia Professional Staff Calls for Sanctions Against Virginia Education Association

The Virginia Professional Staff Association (VPSA) is calling for sanctions against the Virginia Education Association (VEA). The Virginia Education Association has engaged in a pattern of intimidation and escalation of bargaining proposals in the current round of bargaining. Additionally, VEA issued a “last package offer” to the VPSA bargaining team on 2/10/18 more than 6 […]

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Have you ever wanted to donate money when a disaster hit and didn’t know where to give?  Look no further because NSO’s Karen Cherry Disaster Relief Fund that provides help to NSO members when they are in times of need has officially gone live! You can donate wherever you are in the country and you […]

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2018 NSO Election Information now available

An election will be held at the 2018 Representative Assembly for the following NSO Executive Committee positions for a two-year term commencing June 10, 2018 and expire on June 13, 2020. Information can be found at

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Emerging Issues Panel

NSO hosted an Emerging Issues panel on Thursday afternoon to discuss the challenges facing our staff unions. Preparing for contentious bargaining, Janus, the loss of payroll deduction, right to work and other issues were addressed during the panel organized by Kelly Compeau of Pennsylvania. “Surviving is what we do best” Rich Grady said while laying out the issues facing […]