CTU President: Contract Talks Haven't Broken DownKaren Lewis says meetings with public school officials have been very cordial and teachers have even been willing to take a pay freeze.
Lewis Slams CPS For Proposing "Strike Worthy" End To Pension PickupChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis on Friday painted a grim picture of ongoing contract talks with the Chicago Public Schools, calling the district’s rejection of a possible one-year deal a “breach of trust.”
Testing, Evaluations Focus Of Negotiations Between CPS, TeachersThe Chicago Public Schools and its teachers face two deadlines on Tuesday: their three-year contract expires at midnight, and a $634 million pension payment is due by the end of the day.
Chicago Teachers Hold March In Loop As Contract Nears EndTeachers and their supporters held a rally at the Thompson Center before moving to the streets downtown.
Teachers Union Files Unfair Labor Practices Complaint Against CPSFaced with a proposed pay cut it finds insulting, the Chicago Teachers' Union has filed an unfair labor practices complaint with the state of Illinois, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Teachers Union: CPS Demanding "Whopping" 7 Percent Pay CutThe Chicago Teachers Union lashed out at the Emanuel administration Tuesday, accusing the mayor of "lying in wait" to raise property taxes, after demanding teachers and other union employees take a 7 percent pay cut next year.
Garcia And Lewis Talk Campaign Strategy Over LunchChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis joined mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia for a strategy session Thursday afternoon in Bronzeville, their first joint appearance in several weeks.
Winners And Loser's From Tuesday's ElectionThere were plenty of winners and losers after Tuesday’s election, including many who weren’t even on the ballot.
Reaction To Jackie Robinson West Being Stripped Of TitleNot surprisingly, Little League International's decision to strip Jackie Robinson West of their national title, due to violations of residency rules, has stirred up a hornet's nest, prompting reaction from all corners.
Lewis: 'Very Disappointing' To Not Be In Race For MayorThree months after surgery for a brain tumor forced her out of the race for mayor, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis spoke publicly for the first time about her disappointment that she won’t be taking on Mayor Rahm Emanuel next month.
Karen Lewis Endorses Emanuel Opponent For MayorChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, who is undergoing treatment for a brain tumor, is seen in a video posted online Friday endorsing mayoral candidate Jesus Garcia.
Reports Of Lewis' Condition Raises Awareness About Brain TumorsA Chicago neurosurgeon says there are some warning signs to keep in mind, when trying to differentiate between a run-of-the-mill headache and something worse. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey reports.