Union Information

In Mississippi, after 5 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.

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

Other Unions

Name City Total Revenue Tax Period
Mississippi association of educators Jackson $2,225,990 2008
American federation of teachers Gulfport $332,877 2008
Source: Data obtained from the Internal Revenue Service's Master Data File 2008-2009.
Source: Public Records Requests conducted by the Center for Union Facts.

Party Contribution Percentages