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Latest Update

2019-24 Contract Ratification Vote Totals
The tentative agreement reached on October 31 between the Board of Education and the Chicago Teachers Union was ratified by
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Earlier Updates

Critical Next Steps In Our Contract Fight
We've scheduled a referendum vote on the tentative agreement for Thursday, November 14. We’ll hold several meetings to discuss the
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Class size provision explained…
We've updated the summary of what's in the TA and included a second page with a detailed explanation of how
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What we’ve accomplished and what comes next
It’s important to note that most of the wins in our new tentative agreement — especially the substantial raise for
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Bargaining / Strike Update: TA today, when Lori relents our strike will end.
Delegates voted 364 to 242, with four abstentions, to accept the revised tentative agreement on the condition that Mayor Lightfoot
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Bargaining Update: Picket lines Monday morning, SEIU TA, Janice Jackson showed up
Our bargaining team left negotiations at 9:30pm tonight with the same deal on the table as when they left at
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Bargaining Update: Del Valle endorses CTU special ed demands, $38 million separates proposals, Rev. Barber on Sunday
The day started with a Union Park rally and Board of Education President Miguel del Valle pledging support for our
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Bargaining Update: VICTORY at Passages Charter School! 10am Saturday at Union Park!
Educators at Passages Charter School won a tentative agreement today that enshrines in the contract key provisions that are still
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Bargaining Update: A good day at schools, at CTU and at the bargaining table
At the end of the day, both parties described it as “a good day” of discussions. Many topics were passed
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Bargaining Update: Sea of Red and Purple Drowns Out Mayor’s Austerity Talk; Leads to progress on “not sexy” aspects of
More than 30,000 members of CTU, SEIU Local 73 and our allies and supporters rallied downtown. In bargaining, we’ve now
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Bargaining Update: While Lightfoot Stalls Progress, Coaches Give Moving Testimony
As Mayor Lightfoot’s ultimatum halts actual bargaining, today coaches from around the city testified to the CPS bargaining team about
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Chicago Teachers Union2 hours ago
I am a public school teacher and I don't want to die. As the question of whether and how to reopen schools in the fall intensifies, with parents and especially politicians expressing their opinions, I want to ask: Has anyone asked what we want to do in the fall?
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Chicago Teachers Union4 hours ago
The project aims to address the lack of healthy food options on the West Side, which is considered a food desert.
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Chicago Teachers Union5 hours ago
Atlanta Public Schools propose starting school year with all virtual learning Atlanta Public Schools propose starting school year with all virtual learning Updated: July 10, 2020 - 6:27 PM ATLANTA — The new superintendent for Atlanta Public Schools has shared her proposal for how the district coul...
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Chicago Teachers Union10 hours ago
According to the poll, 57 percent of respondents said they support closing state economies again, with 34 percent saying they strongly support and 23 percent saying they somewhat support.
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Majority of Americans support closing economy again: poll
According to the poll, 57 percent of respondents said they support closing state economies again, with 34 percent saying they strongly support and 23 percent saying they somewhat support.
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Chicago Teachers Union
Chicago Teachers Union14 hours ago
CPS refuses to discuss social distancing in schools and has balked at putting guarantees about other safety measures in writing. So we continue to demand safety and smaller class sizes. And once again, put it in writing.
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Chicago Teachers Union16 hours ago
Los Angeles educators say no to returning to classrooms if schools are not safe.

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More from the Contract Campaign

Contract Campaign Central
Tentative Agreement Vote Resources
Meetings on the TA
Latest Bargaining Update
Answers About Strike Loans, etc.
Solidarity from Allies
Social Media / CTU Speaks! Podcast

General CTU Announcement

Administrative Transfer Window

Teachers will be able to transfer schools for Fall 2020 without principal permission between April 8, 2020 and May 23, 2020.

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