The Chicago Teachers Union yesterday reached a Tentative Agreement for a new contract with Chicago Public Schools. Regrettably, the same can’t be said about instructional make-up days for students.
Delegates voted 364 to 242, with four abstentions, to accept the revised tentative agreement on the condition that Mayor Lightfoot agree to make up the days lost in the strike. Some major elements of the Tentative Agreement include…
Lori, keep your promises and let’s get this done. Our members have resolve and will not relent when it comes to the families they serve.
Our bargaining team left negotiations at 9:30pm tonight with the same deal on the table as when they left at midnight last night. That deal we proposed would settle this contract at a cost of only $38 million more per year. This lack of movement is despite the fact that CEO Janice Jackson showed up to negotiations for the first time. We had hoped that was a positive sign, but it changed nothing for us at the table.