Chicago teachers vote to strike over stalled contract negotiations

By Victor Skinner on Monday, December 14th, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

Facebook Twitter RedditCHICAGO – Chicago teachers are ready and willing to walk out on their students over money issues. The Chicago Teachers Union contends that 88 percent of its members voted in favor of allowing union bosses to call a strike over collective bargaining negotiations that have stalled in part because of the school district’s […]

Chicago Teachers Union VP withers at the mention of his Marxist connections

By Kyle Olson on Thursday, November 29th, 2012 in Outrages, Unions 7 Comments

Facebook Twitter RedditBy Kyle Olson CHICAGO – Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey apparently doesn’t like being called out on his documented, crystal-clear Marxist connections. Like so many other hardcore leftists, he tries to dismiss the questions as being part of a “witch hunt” and move on.

Chicago Teachers Union: Huge raise not attainable

By Jason on Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 in Commentary, Unions No Comments

Facebook Twitter RedditBy Kyle Olson CHICAGO – The Chicago Teachers Union was derided earlier this year when the public learned it was demanding a 30% raise for teachers, including 24% in the first year. Given the current economic conditions and financial state of the school district, most people saw the union as out-of-touch and […]