By CTU Communications | September 16, 2022 | News
File under: Pensions, Retirement, social security
Everyone deserves a secure retirement, especially those who have devoted their careers to public service. That’s why the CTU, along with our parent federations, the Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), are all taking action at the state and federal level to challenge policies that threaten your retirement security.
By CTU Retiree Standing Committee | September 1, 2021 | News, Resolutions
File under: CTPF: Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund, Pensions
“Pension holiday” is actually pension default worded in a way that is intended to portray the default as causing little harm or even as something positive. So, CTU will remind members and the media to use accurate language (“pension default” not “pension holiday”) in oral and written communications regarding non-payment of the employer’s pension payment that has been required.
By Kurt Hilgendorf, Policy and Legislative Director | April 22, 2021 | Legislative Update, News
File under: Charter Schools, CTPF: Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund, ERSB: Elected Representative School Board, Evaluation, Neutrality Agreement, Pensions, Section 4.5, Springfield
Our success in Springfield depends on you — call your legislators today.
By CTU Communications | March 20, 2019 | ACTS, News, Press Release Wealthy CSO board treasurer James Mabie co-founded ChiArts high school—and both outfits refuse to fund workers’ pensions. CHICAGO—Finance executives have salivated for decades at the prospect of getting their hands on workers’ retirement nest eggs and the...
File under: Charter, ChiArts: Chicago High School for the Arts, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Contract, CSO, James Mabie, Jim Mabie, Pensions, Strike
By Chris Geovanis | March 14, 2019 | News, Press Release Lightfoot’s willingness to embrace worst predators in public school space underscores her unfitness for office. CHICAGO, March 14, 2019—Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement today in wake of the announcement that public...
File under: Gery Chico, Lightfoot, Lori Lightfoot, mayor, Mayor 2019, Paul Vallas, Pensions, Toni Preckwinkle, Vallas
By CTU Communications | December 12, 2018 | News, Press Release
File under: CTPF: Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund, Foxconn, Lincoln Yards, Pensions, Rahm Emanuel, Teachers Retirement System
Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement today regarding Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan for pension “reform.”
By Stacy Davis Gates, Legislative Coordinator | May 10, 2011 | Legislative Update, News Every day, we protect the future of our city. Now it’s time to make our legislators protect our futures. The House could vote on Senate Bill 512, legislation that would diminish your hard-earned pension benefits. Details about this dangerous bill are slowly...
File under: legislation, Pensions