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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/03/16
On Feb. 1, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) rejected an offer from the city. Management claimed their offer was generous to the teachers, but when the 40 teachers and working members of the bargaining committee looked at the language in the offer, they found more attacks on their students.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/14/15
In the face of attacks on teachers, their schools and students, union members in Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) Local 1 are ready to fight.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 6/10/15
5000 teachers and their supporters marched in the Chicago Teachers Union first major contract mobilization, June 9.
BY staff | Seattle, WA | 5/21/15
Seattle teachers participated in a one-day walkout strike on May 19. Teachers on the eastern side of Washington state are participating today, May 21. While it is illegal for public school teachers to strike, hundreds of brave teachers, along with other school employees, will be walking off the job to demand that their schools be funded, and that budget cuts against them end now. Fight Back! interviewed Chuck Saari, a public school teacher in the city of Kennewick who is striking today.
BY Marisol Marquez | Seattle, Washington | 5/19/15
Thousands of public school teachers, librarians, staff and their supporters boldly took to picket lines for a one day walkout on May 19, demanding better work conditions.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 2/19/14
A sea of red spread over the Saint Paul School District headquarters Feb. 18 as more than 500 teachers and their supporters rallied at the school board meeting, most wearing the color used by the Saint Paul Federation of Teachers.
BY Brad Sigal | Saint Paul, MN | 2/11/14
On February 10 the Executive Board of the Saint Paul Federation of Teachers voted unanimously to call a strike vote for their members on Feb. 24.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/18/12
Sarah Chambers, a teacher at Saucedo Academy in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, was exhausted but happy when Fight Back! reached her Tuesday night, Sept. 18.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/17/12
On Sept. 16 the members of the House of Delegates of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) received the contract offer from management of the Chicago Public Schools. The mood of the House of Delegates was distrustful of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s school board.
BY J Burger | Chicago, IL | 9/17/12
Over 25,000 striking teachers and supporters converged on Union Park on Chicago’s Westside, September 15.
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