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Mayor Rahm and the f-bomb: a critical study

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.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story
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Longer school day a bust, teachers union leader says

Industries : (2 years ago)

By Rosalind Rossi, Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Teachers Union officials Wednesday charged that nine months of contract negotiations have only produced “very limited progress’’ and so far, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s longer school day is not ... Read Post

San Francisco teachers union threatens strike as students return to school

Industries : (3 days ago) San Francisco public school students returned Monday morning for the first day of the new school year as contract negotiations for teachers remain at an impasse and in mediation with the teachers' union threatening a possib... Read Post

Video: Pushing Back Against Teachers Unions

Industries : (2 years ago)

By Jim Epstein & Michael C. Moynihan, Reason Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Teachers Union are locked in bitter negotiations over the fate of the city’s schools. Under the threat of a the first city-wide teachers strike ... Read Post

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