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Questions and Answers on Our Collective Action for Safety, Equity and Trust

Questions and Answers on Our Collective Action for Safety, Equity and Trust

CTU members have voted to act for safety by all working remotely rather than complying with CPS orders for K-8 educators to work in unsafe buildings. We will also all respond to CTU retaliation (if there is any) with a strike. Many members still have questions. The answers below are meant to address concerns and confusion members have raised with us, so far.

Cast your vote for safety

For months, rank-and-file members have organized and agitated for an enforceable agreement that prioritizes safety, equity and trust. CPS has dragged its feet at the negotiating table, preferring to dictate terms rather than engage educators. That’s why we’re asking for all members to vote yes on taking action with the entire union in every District school!

CTU rejects factfinder report as CPS balks at putting promises to improve schools in writing

CTU rejects factfinder report as CPS balks at putting promises to improve schools in writing

CPS has yet to meaningfully address union proposals to alleviate critical staff shortages, hundreds of overcrowded classrooms and desperate resource shortages in school communities. Watch today’s press conference; download detailed explanation of rejection and...