City Colleges reach deal with faculty, staff union to avert strike

Faculty and professional staff at the City Colleges of Chicago have reached a tentative agreement on a new union contract and called off their planned strike later this week.

The workers represented by the Cook County Colleges Teachers Union had been in negotiations with City Colleges administrators for more than a year over pay, class sizes and other educational supports. A strike was planned for Wednesday.

“We’re so happy to announce that our union bargaining team was able to secure a tentative agreement last night and avert a strike,” City Colleges teachers union President Tony Johnston said in a statement Monday.

Read more on the Chicago Sun-Times.


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