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President Sharkey to address City Club today

City Club of Chicago speech: 11:30 a.m. TODAY, Thursday, April 25 Maggiano's Banquets, 111 W. Grand Ave., Chicago CTU President Jesse Sharkey to address City Club today CTU charter educators to announce first multi-employer strike against operators in U.S. history as...

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Call public hearings on gang database now

Controversial database is fraught with errors, denies due process, and thwarts public oversight. CHICAGO, April 15, 2019—CTU President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement supporting public hearings into Chicago's controversial gang database. "The City Council...

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Our students need support, not abuse

CPD officers mounted unprovoked assault, taser attack on Marshall High teenage girl. CHICAGO, April 11, 2019—CTU President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement in wake of news that documentation has surfaced showing an unprovoked resource officer assault on a...

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Spring arbitration summary

The Union has recently won arbitration victories in five separate cases related to unsatisfactory REACH ratings, layoff rights, the timely filing of grievances and religious holidays. Arbitration cases are complex, time-consuming and costly to fight. CPS knows this, of course, and its tactic is often to force grievances into the lengthy arbitration process, which delays justice, depletes union resources and wears down opposition to its mistreatment of members.

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May 22 Rally: Keeping the Promise

Come together with your fellow educators on Wednesday, May 22. The new faces in City Hall need to see that we stand united for our rights, our dignity, our students and their families.

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