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Pres. Sharkey to CTU Members: Time for mayor to put promises into action in enforceable contract

Pres. Sharkey to CTU Members: Time for mayor to put promises into action in enforceable contract

Dear CTU Members: By now you may have heard—or even received an email from CPS—about Mayor Lightfoot’s promise to improve staffing in our public schools. Let’s be clear. Chicagoans voted for a candidate that said she would transform our public education...
Bargaining update: Our fight for a fair contract for CPS students and educators

Bargaining update: Our fight for a fair contract for CPS students and educators

Bargaining Update: CPS contract fight These past few weeks have been busy. On July 18 and 19, the CTU and Mayor Lightfoot’s team presented arguments to the fact-finding panel—required under Section 4.5 of the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act (IELRA)—as we try...