Emanuel recycles previously approved projects, while ‘investments’ fall far short of $3 billion in needed repairs, ignore West Side needs, ignore equity concerns and fail to address dangerous shortages of social workers, counselors, school nurses, trauma supports.
Rahm Emanuel has been a bi-partisan partners in the erosion of workers’ rights, co-conspirators in the austerity movement and willing allies in the theft of job and retirement security. It's time for that to end.
The CTU's 40-year fight for fair pension funding, adequate pay and the schools our students deserve, with CTU Vice President Jesse Sharkey and CTU Education Policy Analyst Pavlyn Jankov.
Chicago Teachers Union affiliations include the Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL), the Illinois State Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (ISFL-CIO), the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), the Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT), and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).