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CPS is not reopening buildings on Monday, November 9

An update to members and allies on CPS reopening plans: Although some principals continue to tell staff otherwise, Chicago Public Schools officials told us during bargaining today that they do not plan to reopen school buildings to returning students and staff on...

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Charter school headlines for the week of Oct. 26

CTU leaders from Acero are fighting layoffs. The CTU New Organizing Committee and the Union’s Charter Division are both taking big steps. Meanwhile, Epic Academy and Namaste Charter School have each made important new agreements with the Union.

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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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General CTU Announcement

CTU Speaks! Podcast

Our new 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 children and educators deserve.

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Upcoming Events

Dec
9
Wed
4:30 pm House of Delegates meeting
House of Delegates meeting
Dec 9 @ 4:30 pm
House of Delegates meeting
Find more information about the House of Delegates and its regular meetings on the HOD web page.
Dec
21
Mon
all-day Winter Break (Paid Vacation)
Winter Break (Paid Vacation)
Dec 21 – Dec 25 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Dec
28
Mon
all-day Winter Break (Unpaid)
Winter Break (Unpaid)
Dec 28 2020 – Jan 1 2021 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Jan
6
Wed
4:30 pm House of Delegates meeting
House of Delegates meeting
Jan 6 @ 4:30 pm
House of Delegates meeting
Find more information about the House of Delegates and its regular meetings on the HOD web page.
Jan
18
Mon
all-day Martin Luther King Holiday (Paid)
Martin Luther King Holiday (Paid)
Jan 18 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Feb
3
Wed
4:30 pm House of Delegates meeting
House of Delegates meeting
Feb 3 @ 4:30 pm
House of Delegates meeting
Find more information about the House of Delegates and its regular meetings on the HOD web page.

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