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My Contract

Your contract is powerful… if you use it! Educators should know the contract and work together to ensure that administrators abide by it. Union staff will help you learn and back you up every step of the way.

Common Concerns

Get help using your contract to defend your rights. We’ve put together a set of the most common contract enforcement needs and assembled toolkits to help you make use of your rights.

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Read Your Contract

Your contract defines your rights and responsibilities as agreed by the Board of Education or by charter school operator. Study the contract and you will have the knowledge to defend your rights. Union staff will help you enforce them.

Board of Education Contract

District-run schools are governed by the contract negotiated between the Board of Education and the Chicago Teachers Union. A searchable Contract App is currently in beta. Below are also links to the Appendices, which include salary tables (not included in app, yet), and to the full contract in PDF format.

Find Your Union Representatives

Every school and citywide job group is served by a field rep and an organizer. Find yours.

Common Concerns

Union members and staff stick up for our rights together. Here is basic information to help you begin solving common problems that educators have in our schools.