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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/22/17
Union educators at Passages Charter School announced that they will formally strike - and hit the picket lines, on May 25, if they are unable to reach a decent contract agreement with charter management by midnight, May 24.
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/18/17
Several hundred people gathered on the lawn of Maria Saucedo Academy today, April 18, in an after-school to rally in support of Sarah Chambers, who has been suspended and faces termination
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 4/07/17
Sarah Chambers is one of the best-known rank-and-file leaders of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU).
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 10/14/16
On Monday night, Oct. 10, just before the midnight deadline, the bargaining committee of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) tentatively accepted a new contract offer from management.
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Chicago, IL | 10/05/16
Workers fighting back against economic inequality have something to be hopeful about. One of the largest and most powerful unions in the country, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, will begin mailing ballots early October for members to decide the next general president.
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Chicago, IL | 10/05/16
Reminiscent of four years ago, the streets of Chicago may again turn red as tens of thousands of Chicago teachers prepare to strike over a concessionary contract when negotiations end on Oct. 11.
BY Michela Martinazzi | New York, NY | 6/26/16
On June 22, about 150 people rallied and marched in solidarity with the teachers of Oaxaca, Mexico.
BY Richard Blake | Chicago, IL | 4/02/16
In an historic showing of force and bravery, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) carried out a one-day strike on April 1.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/01/16
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union and their supporters hit the picket lines today, April 1, in a huge one day strike. Picket lines and protests against attacks on public education are taking place across the city.
BY staff | Colombia | 3/30/16
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from FENSUAGRO, the largest agricultural workers union in Colombia. Nidia Quintero the Secretary General of FENSUAGRO is attending the Labor Notes Conference in Chicago starting on April 1, the same day as the large teachers union protests in Chicago.
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