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Mayor Lightfoot and CPS: No compliance, no plan and no shame

Mayor Lightfoot and CPS: No compliance, no plan and no shame

CPS and the mayor have provided no detailed plan on how they intend to resume in-person instruction for the second quarter. CPS also has refused to commit to bargaining with our union over its decision on when and how to resume in-person instruction.

Mayor, CPS try to strongarm clerks into false choice between safety and livelihood

Mayor, CPS try to strongarm clerks into false choice between safety and livelihood

Lightfoot’s handpicked district leaders ignore arbitrator’s legally binding ruling and threaten jobs of workers who exercise right to work safely by working remotely. CHICAGO, Oct. 7, 2020—CPS has threatened to discipline workers who exercise their right...
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,...