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Clinicians: Next steps in securing safe working conditions

Clinicians: Next steps in securing safe working conditions

Public health guidance is clear: Any work that CAN be done remotely SHOULD be done remotely. The Chicago Teachers Union continues to lead with our values – including our conviction that students, members and their families deserve safety first and safety always. Every clinician who believes in-person work may be dangerous to them or their family without negotiated protections should email our template letter today.

Clerks need COVID safety protocols before returning to buildings

Clerks need COVID safety protocols before returning to buildings

CPS officials admit they have no full safety plan in place, nor is CPS ready to train workers on proper safety protocols, despite their demand that school clerks return to in-person work in school buildings today. After months of pressure from the Chicago Teachers...
Parents need clearer, accessible ways to support their children’s learning

Parents need clearer, accessible ways to support their children’s learning

Chicago Public Schools wants remote instruction to look like, and sound like, in-person instruction. Our members, however, feel that there should be innovation specific to remote learning that works for the needs of all educators and families. Between now and the...
New Poll Shows Black and Brown Families Overwhelming Support CTU’s Demand for High-Quality Remote Learning

New Poll Shows Black and Brown Families Overwhelming Support CTU’s Demand for High-Quality Remote Learning

Teachers seen as supporting safety needs of students, families, as virus ravages Chicago’s Black and Latinx neighborhoods. CHICAGO, August 13, 2020—On Thursday, the Chicago Teacher Union released findings from an eye-popping Lake Research poll that found that Black...