Was It Worth It? After 10 Years On Strike, Hotel Union Throws In The Towel
After 10 years of picketing and rowdy rallies outside downtown Chicago hotel, UNITE-HERE has decided to call off its decade-long strike. Read More »
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Maybe instead of demanding a 35% pay increase over 4 years, they should focus on increasing student reading proficiency to 35% in that same time.
Early this morning, 26,000 Chicago teachers walked out on 400,000 Chicago kids, abandoning the classroom for the picket lines. Anytime, teachers abandon school kids, it is the children and their parents who suffer the greatest–and Chicago Teachers Union knows this. As the union had been negotiating for months with the offcials in Chicago Public School system, the union could have struck anytime during the summer. | Read More »