Seven members were nominated for Functional Vice President of Elementary School Teachers at the May 5, 2021 House of Delegates meeting. At the June 2, 2021 House of Delegates meeting, all voting delegates who are members of the Elementary School Teachers functional group may vote for three candidates to fill three Functional Vice President of Elementary School Teachers vacancies on the CTU executive board.read more
At this new delegates training, learn more about the duties of the delegate, what specific needs arise from the pandemic, how CTU staff will back you up and strategies for involving your coworkers in this crucial work.
How should CPS spend the extra $2.3 billion the district is receiving in pandemic relief funds from the federal government? To answer that question, a group of CTU members across the district is asking their students.
Last week, we advised members that you should not respond to the CPS vaccination survey if you believe your response to it will result in and CPS revoking your telework accommodation prior to the beginning of the fourth quarter, in violation of your rights under the “MOA.” We no longer advise this!
CTU rank and file ratify HS agreement — first in nation to negotiate vaccines for students, families
Pressure from work actions undermined efforts of Mayor's hand-picked board to weaken safety metrics for all schools, won stronger protocols to prevent virus transmission. CHICAGO, April 18, 2020—Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey sent the email below to...
Help is available here for the vote on the high school addendum to the Memorandum of Agreement on Resumption of In-Person Instruction.
719 ballots were cast. The top 17 vote getters won a delegate position. The votes received for each candidate are listed from highest to lowest here.
This evening, the House of Delegates voted overwhelmingly to end our remote-only work action, approve the tentative framework that our rank-and-file HS steering committee unanimously approved last night, and conduct an all-member vote on this TA as soon as is practical.
More progress, but no agreement yet, as CTU seeks firm commitments for student/family vaccinations while infections and serious illness among youth continue to spike. 7:00 a.m. TODAY, Thursday, April 15: In-person, socially distanced press conference/teach-out. Juarez...
In an attempt to intimidate educators out of exercising their rights, CPS management has sent new communications changing policies and denying legitimate requests. Below you will find guidance on responding to some of the most common situations that members are experiencing as the mayor recklessly pushes forward with a plan rejected by the vast majority of educators, parents, and principals.
Some progress at bargaining table, but Union seeks to land firm commitments for vaccinating students and vulnerable family members, landing terms to minimize COVID spread, as cases mount among young people. 7 a.m. TODAY, Wednesday, April 14: Press...
After a year of challenges, LSCs came out strong in the fight against the unsafe, reckless CPS reopening plan.
There are three (3) vacancies to fill unexpired terms of Elementary Teacher Functional Vice Presidents on the CTU Executive Board.
While Mayor admits COVID numbers going in wrong direction, CPS rejects vaccinating students/families or strengthening safety as CPS pushes to reopen high schools in new surge. 7 a.m. Tuesday, April 13: Press conference with CTU educators, CTU officers on safety...
CPS drags on accommodations, as CTU delegates vote to work remotely Wednesday if no agreement is landed
Sticking points include Mayor Lori Lightfoot's refusal to use school vaccine sites to get shots to high school students and vulnerable family members, as COVID again tops 8 percent positivity in some South Side neighborhoods. 7 a.m. Monday., April 12: Press conference...
Sisters and Brothers: An outpouring of rank-and-file support for common sense safety provisions empowered CTU's bargaining team at Acero charter school to win some critical safety demands that will protect both high school and elementary educators. CTU members at...
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