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California

Union Information

In California, after 2 years, public school teachers receive what's commonly called "tenure," a special employment protection that teachers unions defend. As the below federal statistics indicate, teachers with just a couple years of experience are practically impossible to fire.

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Experienced teacher firing rate
0%
Probationary teacher firing rate
9.8%
private school teacher firing rate (national)
Source: Data obtained from the Students and Staffing Survey

Statewide Unions

NEA Union

California Teachers Association
Total Revenue: $294,938,386

AFT Union

California Federation of Teachers
Total Revenue: $21,959,399

Largest Non-Statewide Unions

Union Name / District Affiliation Total Revenue
Oakland Education Association
Oakland Unified School District
  NEA $672,097
Sacramento City Teachers Association
Sacramento City Unified School District
  NEA $685,206
Teachers Association of Long Beach
Long Beach Unified School District
  NEA $1,582,199
San Diego Education Association
San Diego Unified School District
  NEA $3,458,127
United Teachers Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified School District
AFT   NEA $52,296,752

Other Unions

Name City Total Revenue Tax Period
California teachers association Burlingame $294,938,386 2007
United teachers los angeles Los angeles $52,296,752 2008
American federation of teachers Burbank $21,959,399 2007
American federation of teachers Los angeles $3,886,385 2008
San diego education association San diego $3,458,127 2008
American federation of teachers San diego $1,701,123 2008
American federation of teachers Sacramento $1,676,451 2008
American federation of teachers San diego $1,619,549 2008
California teachers association Long beach $1,582,199 2008
California teachers association Bakersfield $1,477,124 2008
Source: Data obtained from the Internal Revenue Service's Master Data File 2008-2009.

Teacher Contracts

Name District Occupation  
Compton Council of Classified Employees, AFT Local 6119 Compton unified School Employees PDF of Compton Council of Classified Employees, AFT Local 6119 Contract
Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers Local 1794 Newport-mesa unified Teachers PDF of Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers Local 1794 Contract
California School Employees Association Chapter #18 Newport-mesa unified School Employees PDF of California School Employees Association Chapter #18 Contract
Association of Placentia-Linda Educators Placentia-yorba linda unified Teachers PDF of Association of Placentia-Linda Educators Contract
California School Employees Association Chapter 293 Placentia-yorba linda unified School Employees PDF of California School Employees Association Chapter 293 Contract
Source: Public Records Requests conducted by the Center for Union Facts.

Party Contribution Percentages