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Mayor Lightfoot, can we talk?

An Open Letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot from the Chicago Teachers Union: Dear Mayor Lightfoot, When you ran for mayor, you gave Chicago’s students, parents and teachers hope that you would reverse many years of failed education initiatives and poor policy decisions...

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Use code DVF in Kronos for Flex Day

Teachers at schools that flexed the final PD day over the course of the year have worked the time for the day and do not need to come in to work on Monday, June 24. However, in order to get paid for the day, they will need to enter the code DVF in Kronos. The code is now open for entry by teachers. TEACHERS MUST ENTER THE CODE THEMSELVES. CLERKS ARE UNABLE TO ENTER IT.

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Layoff Rights

Despite inadequate staffing and large class sizes, CPS continues to disrespect educators with layoffs that hurt our members, our students and our schools. Thanks to our contract, CPS is required to follow some rules when they make these layoffs and laid off teachers have rights.

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