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CTU, allies lay out common good platform to protect students, families, workers as coronavirus threat spreads

CTU, allies lay out common good platform to protect students, families, workers as coronavirus threat spreads

Comprehensive demands call for paid time off for workers across state; free testing for students, families in need; meals for quarantined low-income students; better planning for deep cleanings at schools and public places; policies to tackle digital divide for students mandated to distance learning during school closures.

Thanks to Gov. Pritzker, legislators, labor and communities throughout Chicago, Illinois is in a better place

Thanks to Gov. Pritzker, legislators, labor and communities throughout Chicago, Illinois is in a better place

The conditions for improvement were laid here in Chicago by community groups and labor organizations who were clear that the wealthy should pay their fair share; that we must invest in child care and public schools; that we must reform our criminal justice system; and that we must center justice and equity in how Illinois moves forward.