- Chicago Teachers Union delegates will decide on a proposed agreement Tuesday that could end their strike and resume classes in the nation's third-largest school district.
- The meeting will be the second attempt to reach an agreement on a compromise deal negotiated with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, following a Sunday meeting where around 800 delegates decided to continue the strike while they review the new contract's details.
- Tuesday's outcome may not depend solely on the deal, but also on delegates' reaction to Emanuel's request for a court order to end the strike.
From the article:
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago Teachers Union delegates will meet on Tuesday to decide whether to end a strike that has closed the nation's third-largest school district for more than a week and prompted Mayor Rahm Emanuel to seek a court order to stop it. Some 800 union delegates representing the 29,000 teachers and support staff in Chicago Public Schools met on Sunday but continued the strike for two days so they could review details of a proposed new contract negotiated with Emanuel. ...