Poor working conditions continue as companies continue to profit off the lie of corporate support of “essential” workers. Educators can relate.
These procedures for the fund to benefit educators who suffered financial hardship due to retaliation for exercising their right to work safely and remotely were approved by the House of Delegates at its March 3, 2021 meeting.
A brave few stepped forward and inspired us all throughout this fight. CPS agreed to reinstate all locked out members and drop discipline against them. The mayor and CPS refused to pay the wages they owe PSRPs and teachers who stood up for safety. We’re supporting them and fighting to get what they deserve.
Download this virtual background to show you’re teaching remotely in solidarity with Clerks, Tech Cos, Clinicians, Pre-K to 8th Grade and Cluster teachers.
Updated Friday evening, June 12: Just as he did last weekend, our ally Ervin Lopez has compiled a list of marches, caravans and other events for racial justice, against police violence and for a more just Chicago. We will update this post as we receive and vet further information. Thank you, Ervin!
The Executive Board passed this resolution at its November 25, 2019 meeting and the House of Delegates subsequently passed it at its December 4, 2019 meeting.
Saturday, Nov. 23: At the height of the CTU’s 11-day strike, nine CTU members raised the stakes by confronting Sterling Bay—the well-connected development firm reaping hefty profits from the City’s $1.3 billion Lincoln Yards TIF giveaway. After spending several hours in jail, these brave unionists now face charges. Come enjoy a show and support their court costs.
This resolution was adopted unanimously by the CTU House of Delegates at its October 2, 2019 meeting.