It sure seems like Mayor Emanuel?s looking to force the Chicago Teachers Union to go on strike?I really don't know how else to explain his hardball stance with the contract negotiations.
At the moment, the mayor's negotiators are sticking to their opening offer of a 2 percent raise for the teachers spread over the next five years.…
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By Russ Pohl, Openmarket.org On September 10, 2012, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) walked out of the city’s public schools after negotiations fell through with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the school district. The issues surroun... Read Post
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