Karen Lewis Not Pleased With Trump's Pick For Education SecretaryThe head of Chicago's Teachers Union is far from pleased about president-elect Trump's pick for education secretary.
Uncertainties Arise After CTU's Contract Deal With CPS The head of the Chicago Teachers Union said she is satisfied with the contract deal worked out with Public School system. But, she said there are still some uncertainties.
Everyone Wins, Everyone Loses In CTU-CPS Tentative AgreementIt took 18 months for all three players to reach a tentative agreement, and according to labor expert Bob Bruno, everyone walks away with a win and a loss.
CTU Ready To Strike Oct. 11 If No Agreement Is ReachedThe Chicago Teachers Union has set a strike date of Oct. 11.
CTU Asks Teachers If They Want To Authorize A StrikeThe Chicago Teachers Union will ask rank-and-file teachers, for a second time, if they want to authorize a strike.
CTU To Vote On Strike This Month By Signing PetitionsStrike preparation workshops for teachers are taking place next week.
CTU President Karen Lewis Denies Plans To Strike This FallChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis denied any eminent strike.
CTU Blames CPS Crisis On Failed Leadership From Emanuel, RaunerWith Illinois lawmakers unable to reach a deal on a state budget, and the head of the Chicago Public Schools warning schools might not open in fall without state funding, the Chicago Teachers Union said the problem could be solved “if people start acting like grownups.”
CTU President Karen Lewis Labels Governor Rauner An 'ISIS Recruit'In perhaps her sharpest rhetoric yet, the head of the Chicago Teachers Union has likened Governor Bruce Rauner to a terrorist, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
After CTU Rejects Contract Offer, CPS Warns Of LayoffsA day after the Chicago Teachers Union turned down a four-year contract offer from the Chicago Public Schools, CEO Forrest Claypool warned the union it will be moving forward with a plan for layoffs.
Rauner: State Could Get Deal With Teachers If It Took Over Chicago Public SchoolsThe governor said the CTU “Big Bargaining Team” turning down a four-year contract offer from the district should serve as a wakeup call that it’s the teachers union calling the shots at CPS, not Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
CTU Bargaining Team Rejects Contract Offer From CPSA bargaining team for the Chicago Teachers Union unanimously rejected a contract offer from Chicago Public Schools Monday afternoon.