Each week, we’re sharing stories about our amazing school leaders. This week, it’s CTU Administrator of New Teacher Development Tara Stamps and Christopher House counselor and charter organizer Michelle Correa.
Nothing prevents expanded parental leave from happening for our educators and support staff — except for the mayor’s obvious bias towards our overwhelmingly female and female-oriented workers in our schools.
AFT president to join CTU, allies in demanding that Lightfoot extend improved parental leave to CPS educators, support staff
Randi Weingarten, who heads up union of 1.7 million teachers and support staff, to join educators, allies to demand CPS parental leave that mirrors what mayor offered to City workers – but has now been indefinitely delayed for educators, support staff.
Lightfoot shakes down CTU members for student campaign support in appalling failure of ethics … again
This mayor continues to refuse to provide students with what they need in their classrooms and school communities — while the mayor’s campaign strong arms educators to try to line up those students as unpaid campaign staff. This is exploitative and wrong on so many levels – and one more reason Lori Lightfoot does not deserve a second term as mayor.
Veteran school clerk Deanna Myron was targeted for layoff for her union work. We’re delighted to report that we’ve secured a favorable settlement in Deanna’s arbitration and ULP cases opposing her layoff.
Unionized healthcare workers are on strike today through Thursday, January 5, at all Howard Brown Health locations across Chicago.
As a result of our advocacy, today CPS has confirmed and posted to Frontline that the November monthly incentive for guest teachers ($420 or $1000) will pay out for all that are eligible this Friday, December 23.
We knew it made zero sense to force CTU members to trek through a blizzard to empty buildings. Now we don’t have to.
As a union that is a part of a larger movement for equity and justice, we have to act and build the supports we do not have currently.