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Thankful for the strength and wisdom of solidarity

A Thanksgiving message from CTU President Jesse Sharkey to rank and file CTU and CTU-ACTS members: The holidays are typically a time for reflection and a time to express our thanks and contemplate our vision for the new year. I’m feeling especially thankful this year...

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The Grievance Department is hiring!

We're hiring a Field Representative! This position serves the entire Chicago Teachers Union membership to help members address contract violations. The duties include, but are not limited to, addressing and investigating member concerns, counseling members on how to...

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Our advocacy led to the creation of part-time clinician positions in CPS

This week, we learned that CPS will create part-time (0.5) Psychologist and Nurse positions for the remainder of the 2021-22 school year. We know that nearly two years into this pandemic CPS students need additional support. The additional nursing and psychological services will address the unprecedented need among our students and relieve the pressure on existing CPS clinicians already facing extraordinary caseloads.

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CTU Speaks! Podcast

Our podcast, CTU Speaks! is hosted by Andrea Parker and Jim Staros. We’ll chat about our union, enforcing our contract, and our fight for the schools our students and educators deserve.

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