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Latest Update

Full update on eval, COVID testing, subs, supply money, SATs and other CPS bargaining
As we prepare for bargaining with CPS, we want to share where we are on several key items that we
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Earlier Updates

A comprehensive look at our veteran pay agreement with CPS
Chicago Public Schools dragged its feet on implementing the $25 million in additional pay for the most experienced teachers. Payments
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Bargaining Update Video
Bargaining Update: Clinicians bargaining
We bargained again today with CPS on issues specifically related to clinicians, particularly OT and PT workers, who CPS is
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Bargaining Update on Remote Learning
CTU continues to bargain with CPS over the conditions of remote learning as the school year begins. Watch the video
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Video Update on Bargaining Over Fall Schooling
CTU officers, staff and rank-and-file members report on the state of talks with CPS about reopening plans for the fall.
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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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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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A look at Mayor Lightfoot’s broken parking promises during the pandemic regarding limiting parking tickets to public-safety related items only. Overall, about 70 percent of tickets citywide were issued for reasons the mayor had suggested would be given a pass.
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Our union has formally supported the Civilian Police Accountability Council proposal since 2015. Tomorrow, Ward ES teacher Tara Stamps join alders Carlos Rosa and Jeanette Taylor, and Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression Executive Director Frank Chapman to discuss this important issue.
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There are more than 4 million public, private and charter school teachers in the United States. The typical teacher is a woman in her early 40s. Over the summer, NPR and Ipsos surveyed a national sample of teachers, and we found that about half had children under 18 at home.
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Rank-and-file CTU members grade CPS on remote learning as week three of the school year starts, focusing on elementary school and in-person work conditions for clerks and clinicians.
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Powerful elites are willing to sacrifice the lives and futures of millions to feed their own profits. Teachers are fighting back.
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The struggle is real.

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