Teachers OK tentative pact Tribune
In a vote that turned tumultuous Friday evening, Chicago Teachers Union
delegates approved a tentative contract that provides 20 percent raises
over five years and rewards teachers for being nationally certified.
Five-year deal angers some despite more pay for senior teachersCatalyst
tentative agreement features 4 percent annual raises, a 3-year cap on
health care costs and extra job protections. But its already proving
contentious.(This story links to a PDF of the contract changes submitted to the House of Delegates.)
Teacher deal wins support Sun Times
a contested and controversial vote late Friday, a tentative contract
deal for Chicago teachers jumped its first major hurdle, winning the
backing of union delegates in an advisory vote.
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