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  • Press conference: 9:45 a.m. TODAY, March 11
    2nd Floor, City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., Chicago

    CTU, allies to lay out common good platform to protect students, families, workers as coronavirus threat spreads

    CHICAGO—Today, the Chicago Teachers Union will join a coalition of unions, community groups and state, county and local elected officials to announce a platform of common good reforms to protect the health and wellbeing of workers and families in the wake of any COVID-19 closures of schools and workplaces.

    The press conference will be held at 9:45 AM TODAY, March 11, on the second floor of City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle.

    Participating coalition partners include the CTU, SEIU Local 73, SEIU HCII, National Nurses United, the Illinois Nurses Association, Cook County College Teachers Union Local 1600, University Professionals of Illinois Local 4100, UIC United Faculty Local 6456, United Working Families, Arise Chicago, and grassroots community groups partnered through GEM—the Grassroots Education Movement