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Carpentersville Teachers Vote To Authorize Strike

By a margin of 97 percent in favor, the Local Educators Association of District 300 — the teachers union in Carpentersville — ratified a resolution Sunday to authorize a strike.

10/15/2012

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Teachers’ Strikes May Be Coming In Evergreen Park, Lake Forest

The city of Chicago is not the only municipality where a teacher strike is looming.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

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United Airlines Pilots Vote To Authorize Strike

Chicago teachers aren’t the only ones threatening to strike; United Airlines pilots could soon be walking picket lines.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses the Chicago Teachers Union's 90 percent vote to authorize a strike, should contract talks break down. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel: Teachers’ Strike Authorization ‘Huge,’ But Focus Is On Kids

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the Chicago Teachers Union vote to authorize a strike is a “huge number,” but he says he wants to focus on improving schools, and what an independent arbitrator might do to avoid a strike.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Jean-Claude Brizard, Jesse Sharkey

Both Sides Say They Want Resolution Before Teacher Strike Could Happen

More than 90 percent of teachers in the Chicago Public Schools voted to authorize a strike this week, in a move that the Chicago Teachers Union believes will provide a leg up in negotiations starting next month.

CBS 2–06/12/2012

Karen Lewis Votes

Chicago Teachers Vote To Authorize Strike

Chicago teachers have voted to authorize a strike, setting the stage for intense contract negotiations to avoid a possible walkout in the fall.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012

Teachers Strike Authorization Vote

Teachers Already Crying Foul As Strike Authorization Vote Wraps Up

The city could soon know whether Chicago Public Schools teachers are going to authorize a strike, but the teachers are already crying foul.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

Karen Lewis Votes

Teachers Cast Ballots On Whether To Authorize Strike

Chicago Public Schools teachers began voting today on whether to authorize a strike.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Mayor Wants Teachers To Shut Up And Do What They’re Told

Tomorrow will be a big day in Chicago. The teachers in our public schools will vote tomorrow on whether to authorize a strike.

CBS 2–06/05/2012

Jean-Claude Brizard, Karen Lewis

Teachers Prepare For Strike Authorization Vote

Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis met with more than 200 teachers and other union members this morning at Lane Tech High School, one day before the union takes a strike authorization vote.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Jean-Claude Brizard, Karen Lewis

Brizard Says He Wants Raise For Teachers; CTU’s Lewis Says Offers Are Not Enough

Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard says he wants teachers to have a raise, and is asking the Chicago Teachers Union to hold off on its strike authorization vote set for this coming Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012