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Tentative Agreement Reached On CTU Strike

Chicago, IL – Wednesday night, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) convened their House of Delegates to review and vote on the city’s latest proposal to settle the ongoing strike. A majority of the delegates voted YES to end the now 14-day long strike, with the…

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No Deal Reached as CTU Strike Continues Into Day 12

Chicago, IL – The CTU (Chicago Teachers Union) remains on strike for the 12th day after no agreement could be reached over the weekend. Monday marks the eighth day of missed classes, as compared to seven missed days of class during the 2012 CTU strike.…

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Chicago Teachers and Allies Rally as Strike Continues

Chicago, IL – Unicorn Riot covered a labor rally in solidarity with the ongoing Chicago Teachers Union strike. The strike enters its tenth day and began October 17, 2019.
Teachers in Chicago are calling for smaller class sizes, adequate nurses, librarians, social workers, and teachers…

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Minneapolis Labor History Honored at 85th Anniversary of 1934 Strike

St. Paul, MN — This weekend in 2019 marks the 85 anniversary of the 1934 Teamsters Strike in Minneapolis, which began when coal drivers were organized to strike through the coldest part of the Minnesota winter by leftist members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.…