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House of Delegates passes constitutional change referendum

by ctu communications  |  12/13/2017

Last night the CTU House of Delegates passed a vote to recommend the following changes to the CTU Constitution, and has set Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, as the date for a referendum of the entire CTU membership.

Do you approve amending the CTU Constitution and By-Laws to allow unionized charter school teachers, PSRPs and other staff to join the CTU, to have representation and membership rights within the CTU, to establish a comparable dues structure, to create a Charter School Division within the CTU, and make other changes regarding charters as contained in the Draft for CTU House of Delegates 10-4-17? *

Do you approve amending the CTU Constitution and By-Laws to improve the structure and governance of our union by creating a functional group for clinicians, allowing schools with fewer than 20 members a voting delegate, lowering part-time and substitute dues, setting retiree dues at $50/year, adding language that recognizes our commitment to racial, social and economic justice, and make other changes as contained in the Draft for CTU House of Delegates 10-4-17? *

* For the Jan. 25 referendum, the term “Draft for CTU House of Delegates 10-4-17” will be replaced with “as printed in the January 2018 edition of the Chicago Union Teacher magazine."

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