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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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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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Our @SPFE28 sisters and brothers are fighting for full-time nurse, social worker, counselor and behavior intervention specialist in every school. It can be done and we stand in solidarity as they bargain for the common good. #solidarity #faircontractnow https://t.co/0LexIFFYGZ
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