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.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/11/12
On Sept. 10, Chicago Teachers Union Local 1 went on strike after ten months at the bargaining table.
BY Dee Michel | Chicago, IL | 9/07/12
In the largest labor rally here in at least 30 years, tens of thousands of teachers, parents and community and trade union supporters rallied on Labor Day in preparation for a strike by the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), if Chicago Public School (CPS) doesn’t meet their demands.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 6/06/12
The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) announced June 1 that union members will take a strike authorization vote starting on June 6.
BY Sarah Ji | Chicago, IL | 5/31/12
On May 23, 4000 Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) members gathered for a historic rally inside the Auditorium Theater.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/18/12
In the past week, unions representing over 135,000 workers have endorsed the protest march on the NATO summit in Chicago, May 20.