CHICAGO — The Chicago Public Schools system reached a contract deal with the Service Employees International (SEIU), the district''s second largest union, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
The proposed three-year contract with the SEIU includes a "reasonable wage increase" and an assurance that no more union jobs would be outsourced, the article stated.
According to the article, the contract will also keep healthcare costs down.
Despite the fact that there is nothing in the agreement that will address last year''s frozen scheduled wage increases, the union is encouraging members to accept the proposal, the article noted.
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