Resolutions passed at March 8, 2017, House of Delegates meeting
by ctu communications | 03/09/2017
CTU Resolution to Campaign to Save Our Clerks
RESOLVED, that The Chicago Teachers Union embark on a campaign to Save Our Clerks through a variety of activities including circulating a petition to stop the Kronos pilot program; and be it further
RESOLVED to celebrate Friday, March 17 as “Clerk Appreciation Day” and implement a social media campaign to send photographs and testimonials to CEO Forrest Claypool and Board of Education President Frank Clark; and be it also
RESOLVED to inform parents and Local School Council members of the threat to our clerks, and encourage LSC’s to urge CPS to drop the KRONOS Self-Service Pilot; and attend the Wednesday, March 22 Board of Education meeting to protest this threat to our clerks; and be it finally
RESOLVED to commit to a special action during the week of March 20-24, 2017, the day on which CPS plans to implement the Kronos Pilot program in 117 schools. On this day, our members will swipe in at their contractual start time and swipe out at their contractual end time, and will do so for the entire week.
Resolution of Solidarity with Teachers and Staff at Noble Schools, ASPIRA Schools and the Chicago Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff, Local 4343
RESOLVED, that the Chicago Teachers Union will actively support the teachers and staff at Noble charters schools, and anywhere else, who seek to organize unions at their schools and who want a voice to advocate for their schools and the families they serve; and be it also
RESOLVED, that we will actively support our sisters and brothers at ASPIRA in their contract campaign, including sharing resources and promoting solidarity, especially in the preparation and execution of a strike; and be it finally
RESOLVED, that, we will explore possibilities for closer collaboration with teachers and staff at charter schools who are members of a union or are seeking to organize a union, in order to promote and empower member-driven, progressive unionism and defend public education against privatization.
BE IT RESOLVED, that at the CTU schools that receive students pushed out or forced out of Noble “campuses” be documented by our members at the “receiving” schools and exposed to the public by the CTU.
RESOLVED, that the CTU delegates will conduct discussions and hold meetings in their workplaces about May 1st strike and/or other actions, for revenue and in solidarity with labor and immigrants, with the aim of taking a vote in the regular April 5th House of Delegates meeting on whether or not to recommend a strike to the CTU membership.
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