By Kurt Hilgendorf | April 28, 2023 | Legislative Update, News
File under: Charter, charter organizing, Charter Schools, Legislative, Neutrality Agreement, PSRP, PSRPs
Two key CTU legislative initiatives passed through committees this week and now go to the full legislative chamber for consideration: one bill requires union neutrality agreements for charter schools and the other allows retired PSRPs to work as substitute paras.
By Christel Williams-Hayes, CTU Recording Secretary and PSRP for Life | November 17, 2021 | News
File under: PSRP, PSRP Day, PSRP: Paraprofessional and School Related Personnel
love your PSRPs today. Give them their flowers and their tribute while they are still here with us, with a bouquet, a special meal or gift, or simple acknowledgement of the tremendous difference they make in our lives.
By Thad Goodchild, Deputy General Counsel | June 25, 2020 | Grievance Wins, News
File under: Arbitration, contractual rights, COVID-19, drivers education, Grievance, hazard pay, PBD, personal business days, PSRP
We’ve recently leveraged powerful wins on personal business days in arbitration, and made important progress in strategic bargaining on PSRP summer in-person assignments and securing drivers ed instructors’ second semester pay. Scroll down to learn more! NOTE: We’ve added in a link that was missing under PSRP summer assignments.
By Christel Williams-Hayes, CTU Recording Secretary | June 13, 2020 | News
File under: PSRP, PSRPs
Important PSRP info on end-of-year assignments and summer unemployment benefits.
By CTU Communications | January 31, 2020 | News
File under: PSRP, Retroactive Pay, Veteran Pay
CPS will pay retroactive pay back to July 1, 2019, on Feb. 28, 2020. This will include 3 percent general raises and increases for eligible PSRP members, as well as hourly rates for non-instructional, instructional, substitute and coaching positions.
By Maria Moreno, Financial Secretary | December 23, 2019 | News
File under: Clinicians, CTU Election, Delegate, Delegate Election, PSRP, PSRPs
Nominations to fill Citywide Teacher, PSRP and Clinician Delegate vacancies will be held at the Chicago Teachers Union, 1901 W. Carroll Avenue on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 and Wednesday, January 15, 2020.
By CTU Communications | November 20, 2019 | News
File under: PSRP, PSRP Day, PSRPs
Schools can’t function properly without PSRPs, yet despite all they do, we too often forget to tell them “Thank You.” So let’s tell them today, thank you!
By CTU Communications | August 22, 2019 | News, Press Release Legislation sets minimum wage standards pegged to cost of living for underpaid public educators. CHICAGO, August 22, 2019—Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement today in response to Governor Pritzker’s signing of...
File under: fair contract, Lightfoot, Lori Lightfoot, Pritzker, PSRP, PSRPs, wages
By CTU Communications | May 1, 2019 | News, Press Release 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,...
File under: Bargaining, Chicago Board of Education, Chicago Public Schools, Contract, CPS: Chicago Public Schools, Female, PSRP, Women
By CTU Communications | November 16, 2018 | News Every day in schools, colleges and universities across Illinois, paraprofessionals and school-related personnel (PSRPs) make a huge difference for our kids and communities. They’re the front line of defense in our schools. They manage offices, make sure students...
File under: Paraprofessional and School Related Personnel, PSRP, PSRP Day