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Welcome, Mayor Lightfoot. Now let’s get to work.

Welcome, Mayor Lightfoot. Now let’s get to work.

The city of Chicago needs the Chicago Teachers Union, City Hall and every resident to work together to bring about authentic equity, thorough justice and coveted resources in all 77 neighborhoods. Join us May 22 at the Thompson Center as we continue that work....
Adequate school staffing among key CTU contract demands

Adequate school staffing among key CTU contract demands

Union bargaining team is fighting for staffing commitments in critical areas that impact students’ readiness and ability to learn. CHICAGO, May 16, 2019—In 2012, Chicago Public Schools staffing of nurses, social workers, psychologists and counselors was...
It’s time for Chicago Public Schools to respect women’s work

It’s time for Chicago Public Schools to respect women’s work

Fair wages and benefits for a predominantly female workforce is a key issue in the CTU fight for a fair contract—in a district that is nearly 80 percent female, yet in a country where full-time working women make 80 cents on the dollar compared to men. CHICAGO, May 1,...

CTU demands mediator as CPS seeks to renege on negotiations timeline

CPS move seeks to force CTU teachers, paraprofessionals, support staff to begin next school year with no contract—and no relief from overcrowded classrooms, severe staff shortages, chronically under-resourced school communities. CHICAGO, April 29, 2019—The CTU has...

Early Notification of Resignation Program Deadline Extended to May 2

Please be aware that we have extended the deadline for our Early Notification of Resignation Program (ENRP) to Thursday, May 2. If you know your path leads away from CPS next year, please consider signing up for the ENRP. Early notification will carry a financial...