Teachers Org May Sanction Meta Over 'Clear Threats' To Kids

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By Caleb Symons (May 5, 2022, 7:31 PM EDT) — The country’s second-largest teachers union is backing a shareholder proposal that would direct Facebook’s parent company to evaluate how its own auditors are analyzing threats it may pose to the public in the wake of new evidence showing the social network’s harmful effect on kids.

Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, urged the union’s pension trustees Wednesday to vote for the plan — which would instruct Meta Platforms Inc. to hire outside counsel to conduct a review — at the company’s annual shareholder meeting later this month.

While saying the tech giant “has not taken sufficient action to mitigate the clear threats…

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