The Chicago Teachers Union today 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 well-being of workers and families in the wake of any COVID-19 (coronavirus) closures of schools and workplaces.

The press conference will be held today, March 11, at 9:45 a.m 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 the Grassroots Education Movement (GEM).