Winning a transformative contract. Meet the Citywide PPC!

Winning a transformative contract. Meet the Citywide PPC!

The Citywide Professional Problems Committee (PPC) has convened regularly to review close to a thousand contract proposals as we prepare to bargain a new contract with the Board. These proposals, written and submitted by our CTU committees and individual members, represent a robust and transformative vision for the future of Chicago. The excitement in PPC meetings has been palpable as members debate ideas that have the potential to reshape our schools for years to come. 

School Resource Officers Don’t Make School Safer. School Resources Do.

School Resource Officers Don’t Make School Safer. School Resources Do. By CTU Vice President Jackson Potter SROs never made our schools safer: resources and supportive adults do. When the Local School Council at my former school, Back of the Yards College Prep,...
VICTORY! Aramark out of CPS

VICTORY! Aramark out of CPS

Elections matter. Union leadership matters. Aramark is out! Thanks to the unflinching and uncompromising leadership of SEIU Local 73 and the leadership of Mayor Johnson, CPS facilities will manage janitorial staff, supplies, and equipment directly, ending the district’s contract with Aramark.