CPS Warns Of Potential Layoffs As Union Tells Teachers To Prepare For StrikeDrastic cuts leading to teacher layoffs and dramatically higher class sizes could hit Chicago classrooms in the first week of February.
Emanuel: Dual Taxation For Pensions 'Wrong'The Chicago Teachers Union is incensed over the city's demand that teachers accept a seven percent pay cut, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel today emphasized he's fighting a two front battle: not just over a teachers contract, but also over pension relief from Springfield.
Ailing CTU President Not Running For Mayor Of ChicagoKaren Lewis will not be challenging Rahm Emanuel in next year's mayoral election, according to a statement by Lewis' exploratory committee.
Hospital Test Results Not Yet In On Karen Lewis As WBBM has been reporting, Chicago Teachers Union President and potential mayoral candidate Karen Lewis was hospitalized Sunday for tests.
Rahm Emanuel Keeping Low Profile In Mayoral RaceMayor Rahm Emanuel is keeping a low profile and letting others attack, and respond to attacks by his political opponents.
CTU Head Karen Lewis Calls For Tax On Stock, Futures Transactions To Pay PensionsThe head of the Chicago Teachers Union is touting a tax on stock trades and other transactions to help close a pension gap without cutting benefits for retired teachers.