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CTU wins legal battle to protect workers in unsafe buildings as two new schools report COVID cases — and one tragic death

CTU wins legal battle to protect workers in unsafe buildings as two new schools report COVID cases — and one tragic death

The arbitrator’s ruling finds that the district’s half-measures are failing, in addition to its failures to share case reports with the public and the Chicago Teachers Union. CPS is not fit to reopen.

CTU to distribute PPE to clerks, school workers as union ramps up safety demands in buildings

Frontline workers cite ongoing safety concerns in school buildings as Mayor moves to reopen city while double digit COVID rates persist in hard-hit South and West Side neighborhoods. 6:00 a.m., Wed., Sept. 30: Press availability, PPE distribution Collins High School,...
Trial tackles CTU effort to bar CPS from forcing school clerks back into buildings under unsafe conditions

Trial tackles CTU effort to bar CPS from forcing school clerks back into buildings under unsafe conditions

CPS admits COVID cases among CPS workers have tripled since May, with hundreds of school workers contracting COVID-19—and at least eight now dead—despite working in lightly populated buildings with very limited staff.   CHICAGO, September 16, 2020—The Chicago Teachers...
School clerks’ unfair labor practice charge will go to trial

School clerks’ unfair labor practice charge will go to trial

A message to rank and file members from CTU Deputy General Counsel Thaddeus Goodchild: We’re planning for next steps on the unfair labor practice and grievance we’ve filed against CPS for forcing clerks and other workers into buildings without bargaining...