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Democracy Now interviews Karen Lewis about the Chicago Teachers Union strike deal

Chicago Public School teachers are returning to the classroom today, nine days after launching their first strike in a quarter century. On Tuesday, 800 delegates of the Chicago Teachers Union voted overwhelmingly to suspend the strike to put an agreement with the city before the entire membership. The deal calls for a double-digit salary increase over the next three years, including raises for cost of living, while maintaining other increases for experience and advanced education.

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2 comments on “Democracy Now interviews Karen Lewis about the Chicago Teachers Union strike deal

  1. John Young
    September 19, 2012

    Reblogged this on Transparent Christina.

  2. Patricia Robertson
    September 19, 2012

    Karen Lewis is an inspiration! We in Seattle need to watch, listen, and learn…

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