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COVID Leaves of Absence Update

The following information supersedes any previous guidance about leaves of absence during the pandemic. Find out about special pandemic provisions for ADA accommodations, short-term disabilities, CDC regulations, emergency paid leave, FMLA and discretionary leave.

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CTU member-wide survey results on reopening of Chicago’s public schools

Caught between the gross ineptitude of Donald Trump’s U.S. Department of Education, and the uncertainty from Chicago Public Schools, more than 85 percent of CTU member respondents feel they should not or might not go back to work in the fall without a detailed plan and resources that will help guarantee the safe re-opening of our schools.

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Chicago Housing Justice League Action Alert!

19,000 evictions are filed in Chicago per year, and an estimated 25%of those are “no-cause evictions.” This means that the renters in these situations did not do anything wrong like fail to pay the rent or breach their lease to wind up in eviction court.

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General CTU Announcement

CTU COVID-19 Page
COVID19 Info & Action

Learn more about how CTU is working with Chicago Public Schools to make sure our schools are safe and secure. Learn more and take action to demand emergency response from CPS and the mayor.

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Upcoming Events

Aug
26
Wed
all-day School Clerks Return
School Clerks Return
Aug 26 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Aug
31
Mon
all-day Flex Professional Development Day
Flex Professional Development Day
Aug 31 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education. This flex professional development day is subject to a vote by the teachers in the school, based on the joint CPS-CTU committee’s[...]
Sep
1
Tue
all-day Teacher Institute Day
Teacher Institute Day
Sep 1 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Sep
2
Wed
all-day Teacher Institute Day
Teacher Institute Day
Sep 2 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Sep
3
Thu
all-day Teacher Institute Day
Teacher Institute Day
Sep 3 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Sep
4
Fri
all-day Teacher Institute Day (100% Teac...
Teacher Institute Day (100% Teac...
Sep 4 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education. This day is 100 percent teacher directed, per Article 19-2 of the CTU-CPS Contract.
Sep
7
Mon
all-day Labor Day (Paid Holiday)
Labor Day (Paid Holiday)
Sep 7 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Sep
8
Tue
all-day Student Instruction Resumes
Student Instruction Resumes
Sep 8 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Oct
12
Mon
all-day Indigenous Peoples Day (Paid Hol...
Indigenous Peoples Day (Paid Hol...
Oct 12 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Nov
5
Thu
all-day First Quarter Ends
First Quarter Ends
Nov 5 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.

COVID19 Info & Action

Learn more about how CTU is working with Chicago Public Schools to make sure our schools are safe and secure. Learn more and take action to demand emergency response from CPS and the mayor.

Learn more