Posts tagged Chicago Tribune
Chicago Teachers Union elects Stacy Davis Gates as new president, keeping CORE slate in power
May 24, 2022 // The COVID-19 pandemic arrived a short time later and only worsened the strain, as Lightfoot’s and CPS’ plans for reopening schools were delayed several times by union resistance. CTU won the right to bargain over the terms of teachers’ return and twice took formal action to refuse to teach in-person classes as it fought for more safety protections for staff and students.
WTTW technicians on strike against Chicago public TV station vow ‘to be out here as long as it takes’
March 22, 2022 // Two dozen striking WTTW technicians came out from behind the cameras and held a union rally in front of the station’s North Side studios Monday seeking support in their quest for job guarantees and a new labor contract.
Chicago mayor warns police to get vaccine by Sunday or lose pay
March 16, 2022 // On Wednesday, when announcing the appeal, Catanzara said: “I don’t know what happens over the next 72 hours. All I can tell you is we are not going to stop punching. This easily can be all averted before this cliff becomes a reality.” Catanzara in recent weeks has sounded the alarm over what he said will be a “bloodbath” in Chicago if his predictions of a mass resignation come true.
CHICAGO TEACHERS UNION PRESIDENT QUITTING AFTER 3RD STRIKE IN 27 MONTHS
February 4, 2022 // Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey announced he’s returning to the classroom once his term expires in June. Sharkey has led CTU since 2014 through three work stoppages.