My Rights

In every school and workplace, unity in action protects our members and the students we serve.

Together, our union fights to win.

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When We Fight, We Win

Delayed step increases remedied in major grievance settlement

The CTU finalized a settlement this week that will result in approximately 10,000 members receiving their step increases early this coming school year. Members will get ten more days’ pay at the higher pay rate this school year than they would normally receive. The settlement stemmed from a grievance the Union filed at the beginning of the 2022-23 school year.

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Common Concerns

Union members and staff stick up for our rights together. Find basic information here to help you solve common problems such as bully principals, grading issues or support for oversize classes.

Standard Forms

Download forms for accident reports, grievance authorization, waivers, and other frequently needed forms.

Handle a Grievance

A grievance is any workplace problem you may have. If a situation exists that runs counter to the law or your contract, the Union can help you fix it.

My Contract

Your contract provides rights that generations of educators fought for and won. You need to know your rights to enforce them. Learn your contract. Study and discuss these rights with your coworkers. Together, Union members and staff can make our schools better places to teach and learn.

Connect with a Union Represent­ative

Every school and workplace has specific, expert staff devoted to helping you solve problems at work.

Administrative Transfer Window

Teachers will be able to transfer schools for Fall 2023 without principal permission from Friday, March 24, 2023 to Monday, May 8, 2023.

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