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By Theresa Moran

Striking Chicago teachers will remain out until Wednesday at least, as members debate their tentative deal. It makes gains on key issues while accepting concessions on health care and job security.

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by Jane Slaughter

Teachers in Madison, Wisconsin learned Friday that their suit to overturn Governor Scott Walker’s anti-union bill had won.

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By Peter Knowlton

Now that the Affordable Care Act has been blessed by the Supreme Court, will it help us at the bargaining table? Probably not, but there are some strategies that can help in the short-term.

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by Theresa Moran

With union delegates scheduled to meet Friday afternoon, a settlement may be near in the Chicago teachers’ strike. What will teachers look for? Winning a fair evaluation system has emerged as a top priority.

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By Howard Ryan

At a time when public school teachers are vilified, what moved Chicago teachers to launch their first strike in 25 years? Picketers explain how attacks by Mayor Rahm Emanuel prompted a union-building effort by new leaders.

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By Carl Finamore

Does your boss suddenly care about your health? "Wellness" programs, which are proliferating as employers try to cut costs by making workers participate or pay, have become one of the issues in the Chicago teachers strike.

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By Theresa Moran

Chicago teachers are on strike today to demand smaller classes, much-needed student services, and stability for a profession that’s battling a corporate takeover. The strike is a faceoff between two conflicting visions of public education.

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By Theresa Moran

As Chicago teachers prepare to strike Monday, unionists say it's a “which side are you on?” moment for Democrats. From the looks of this week's convention, it would seem the Dems have already chosen.

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By Dawn Tefft

Three months into their strike for union recognition, the immigrant workers of the Palermo pizza factory in Milwaukee say the boss is feeling the effects of their boycott, aimed at the Costco chain.

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