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Chicago Union Teacher

The Chicago Union Teacher magazine is the official publication of the Chicago Teachers Union. The Union publishes it eight times a year (three times a year in print).
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Layoff Rights

Despite inadequate staffing and large class sizes, CPS continues to disrespect educators with layoffs that hurt our members, our students and our schools. Thanks to our contract, CPS is required to follow some rules when they make these layoffs and laid off teachers have rights.

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No. 3 | November 2009
Teachers and staff members suffer at the hand of abusive principals; Stay up-to-date on the latest CTU news; Get ideas
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No. 2 | October 2009
President Stewart pressures Board over latest payroll debacle; Candidates ask for Chicago Teachers Union support; Brush up on the proper
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No. 1 | September 2009
President Stewart pressures Board over latest payroll debacle; Candidates ask for Chicago Teachers Union support; Brush up on the proper
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The Schools Chicago’s Students Deserve 2.0

This 2018 update to CTU’s 2012 report provides a counter-narrative to the corporate agenda on education and highlights the role of CTU’s campaigns, including for contracts, in fighting it.

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