BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 2/06/16
In response to the announcement of over 1000 layoffs of teachers and staff, the Chicago Teachers Union rallied, marched and occupied the Bank of America (BoA) on LaSalle Street, Feb. 4.
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 Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 1/20/16
The Chicago Teachers Union invited Rev. Osagyefo Sekou as their guest of honor and keynote speaker for a Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast on Friday, Jan. 15.
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 | Chicago, IL | 10/31/12
How is Sarah Chambers feeling after the historic victory of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) strike? “There are two ways to answer: I’m tired, but I’m excited to be in such a union and such a movement of people, all marching for the same reason.”
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.
BY Kait McIntyre | Chicago, IL | 9/14/12
Thousands of teachers, students and Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) supporters marched to Buckingham Fountain in downtown Chicago on the second day of the CTU strike, Sept. 11.