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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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Chicago Teachers Strike: A Lesson Of “Excessive Zeal And No Brains”

Industries : WorkplaceChoice.org (2 years ago)

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

Longer school day a bust, teachers union leader says

Industries : WorkplaceChoice.org (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

Video: Pushing Back Against Teachers Unions

Industries : WorkplaceChoice.org (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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