Posts tagged Immigration

    Local 33 and Yale reach historic tentative agreement

    December 12, 2023 // In the tentative agreement, Yale agreed to recognize the union until 2031, even if changes in federal labor guidelines void the status of graduate students at private universities as union-eligible workers. Although the National Labor Relations Board, or NLRB, ruled in 2016 that private school graduate workers have the right to unionize, policy experts have long theorized that a Republican-appointed NLRB might attempt to overturn that ruling. The tentative agreement protects the right of Local 33 to exist for the next two presidential administrations.

    Illinois has seen 48 teacher strikes in 10 years.

    March 5, 2022 // Illinois has seen 48 teacher strikes in 10 years. None of Illinois’ neighboring states let unions use students and their educations as bargaining chips.

    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.