CTU BARGAINING UPDATE DAY 4: Striking Instituto del Progreso Latino members ask BMO Harris to settle this contract

With no end in sight, the Chicago Teachers Union is asking BMO Harris, Instituto del Progreso Latino’s close partner and a bank deeply connected to the schools’ finances, to settle this contract on behalf of the administration.

CTU BARGAINING UPDATE DAY 4: Striking Instituto del Progreso Latino members ask BMO Harris to settle this contract

It is day four of a strike for CTU members at Instituto del Progreso Latino. With no end in sight, the Chicago Teachers Union is asking BMO Harris, Instituto del Progreso Latino’s close partner and a bank deeply connected to the schools’ finances, to settle this contract on behalf of the administration.

BARGAINING UPDATE: Instituto forces day three of a strike instead of committing to fund its schools

It is day three of a strike for the schools students deserve at Instituto del Progreso Latino. Progress at the bargaining table has come at a snail’s pace. This strike was completely avoidable by the charter school operator, but regrettably Instituto’s school leaders and board of directors have failed to put the interests the community they committed to serve first.