First it was Mayor Rahm Emanuel with the Chicago Teachers Union, and now, another prominent Illinois Democrat is in trouble with a public employees’ union.
The Chicago schools CEO said talks have been tense, but both sides are making progress.
Thousands of Chicago kids head back to school on Monday, and there is a troubling message for parents.
The earliest teachers could strike is Aug. 18 after a 30-day cooling off period. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
The Chicago Public Schools and their teachers are back to square one in their efforts to agree to a contract and avert a strike, but schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard remains optimistic.
Marking the start of what is expected to be contentious contract negotiations, the Chicago Teachers Union made its first round of demands to the Chicago Board of Education.
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