By Chris Geovanis | January 3, 2023 | News
File under: Howard Brown Health Workers United, Strike
Unionized healthcare workers are on strike today through Thursday, January 5, at all Howard Brown Health locations across Chicago.
By CTU Communications | July 6, 2021 | News, Press Release Charter operator receives 15% funding increase — yet lays off 1/6th of teachers for at-risk youth, proposes paltry wage increase that will widen wage gap between charter and nearly all other CPS and charter staff. 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 7: press conference with...
File under: charter operator, COVID-19, Latino Youth High School, Pilsen Wellness Center, Strike, Youth Connections Charter Schools
By CTU Communications | June 9, 2021 | News, Press Release Teachers and staff in predominantly Black, all boys charter network win long sought-after special ed protections to which 30% of Urban Prep students are eligible, while EPIC students call on charter operator to reverse retaliatory firings of high school teachers. 4:00...
File under: Epic 4, EPIC Academy charter school, Epic Four, Strike, Urban Prep
By CTU Communications | June 8, 2021 | News, Press Release CTU and management bargained late into Monday, but remain far apart on issues that include probation, special education needs. 7:30 a.m. TODAY, Tuesday, June 8: socially distanced press conference with educators, parents. Urban Prep Englewood campus, 6201 S. Stewart...
File under: charter operator, Strike, Urban Prep
By CTU Communications | June 6, 2021 | News, Press Release Management continues to reject language protecting special education students, classroom needs, student resources in contract negotiations that have dragged on for three years. 7:30 a.m. Monday, June 7: socially distanced press conference with educators, parents....
File under: Strike, Urban Prep
By CTU Communications | June 1, 2021 | News, Press Release Charter operator fired three key rank-and-file bargaining team members, as workers prepared to ratify first contract to improve supports for special education, classroom resources. 6:30 a.m. Wed., June 2: socially distanced press conference with parents, students,...
File under: EPIC Academy charter school, Strike
By Jesse Sharkey, CTU President | October 29, 2020 | News
File under: Donald Trump, Election, Fair Tax, GOTV, Joe Biden, Stacy Davis Gates, Strike
VP Biden stands on a debate stage and calls for more funding for our schools, better ventilated buildings, smaller class sizes and increased educator staffing. Trump stands on stage at superspreader events and calls for schools to reopen amidst a surge in positive COVID-19 cases, and a U.S. death toll nearing 250,000.
By Jesse Sharkey, CTU President | May 5, 2020 | News
File under: 52-week employees, Chicago Board of Education, Strike, Veteran Pay
We have reached agreements with the Chicago Board of Education regarding veteran (longevity) pay and strike pay for 52-week employees.
By Jesse Sharkey, CTU President | February 12, 2020 | News
File under: Retroactive Pay, Strike
Members will receive both their contractual raise and retroactive paycheck this Friday, February 14.
By CTU Communications | December 20, 2019 | News
File under: Bargaining, Chicago Board of Education, CPS: Chicago Public Schools, Lori Lightfoot, Payroll, Strike
After fighting on picket lines for 11 days—six of them unpaid—we still had to fight Chicago Public Schools for wages and benefits already earned. Here is where we stand as we enter Winter Break.