Chicago Teachers Union's Negotiations With City Wrap Up With No Deal Monday NightNgotiations between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union wrapped up for the night with no deal Monday, as the days count down before a strike could go ahead.
Possible CTU Strike Leaves Parents Scrambling To Make Child-Care PlansThis leaves many families in limbo, scrambling to make plans if school is not in session, and some come at a cost.
Chicago Teachers Union To March Through City Three Days Ahead Of Strike; Negotiations Resume This MorningThe Chicago Teachers Union is just three days away from going on strike if a new contract isn't reached with the city. The teachers plan to hold an indoor rally and then march through the city Monday afternoon but say they're not expecting any negotiations before then.
Chicago Teachers' Strike Could Keep Some High School Athletes From State PlayoffsHigh school athletes could be on the sidelines if Chicago Public Schools teachers go on strike.
CTU Announces Progress In Contract Bargaining As Strike Date LoomsThe Chicago Teachers Union has yet to reach an agreement with Chicago Public Schools, but CTU officials said they've opened the way to a "path" to an agreement.
Mayor Lightfoot Fears Chicago Teachers Union 'Determined To Strike At All Costs'; Union Calls Latest CPS Offer 'Frankly ... Insulting'The union, however, has called the city's latest offer "a joke." “We’re talking about an offer that frankly was insulting to us," CTU President Jesse Sharkey said.
As Possible Chicago Teachers Strike Looms, What Are The Key Issues?Chicago’s teachers could go on strike as early as next week, unless its union and the district reach an agreement on a new contract.
Chicago Teachers Union Says Class Sizes Are Too Big; CPS Says Problem Is Already Being AddressedThe Chicago Teachers Union took issue with class sizes Wednesday, while Chicago Public Schools officials said they are working to combat the problem – as the days count down to a possible teachers’ strike.
Lightfoot Accuses CTU Of Stalling On Contract Talks Over Affordable Housing; Union Says CPS Has Nearly 17,000 Homeless StudentsIn a statement Tuesday night, Lightfoot said that the union's contract with CPS is "not the appropriate place for the city to legislate its affordable housing policy."
Chicago Pastors Push CPS, CTU To Get Back To BargainingWith nine days until a possible teacher strike, both the city and the Chicago Teachers’ Union are blaming one another for the lack of progress.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Demands Written Contract Terms From Chicago Teachers Union; 'We Can’t Bargain Against Ourselves'"CTU leadership is not exhibiting the sense of urgency needed to move these negotiations forward in a substantive way to avoid a strike," Mayor Lightfoot said.
CTU Support Staff Rally At Rainbow PUSH For Higher WagesWith the threat of a strike, some members of the Chicago Teachers Union are making their push for more pay public.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Has No Plans For CPS To Make Up Any Missed Days If Teachers Go On Strike"There’s zero plan to make up any days that might be lost as a result of a work stoppage," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said of a possible teachers' strike on Oct. 17.
Chicago Teachers Choose Strike Date Of Oct. 17; Mayor Lightfoot Denies Request For CommentChicago teachers on Wednesday voted to pick a date of Oct. 17 to start a strike, should they not reach an agreement with the Chicago Public Schools.
Officials: City Schools Will Be Open, But No Instruction Will Occur, In Event Of Teachers' StrikeMayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Janice K. Jackson said Wednesday that city schools will be kept buildings open in the event of a teachers’ strike.