• Notice of Intent to Strike Summary

    A regular part of the information provided by the IASA is that of collective bargaining update activity from around the state. Activities are posted on this page following the filing of the Notice of Intent to Strike by the local union with the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board.

    Did you know . . . Section 1130.60 of the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act rules provides "Within 60 days after a collective bargaining agreement has been reached, each educational employer shall file a copy of the agreement with the Board" (80 Illinois Administrative Code Section 1130.60). This is just a reminder about a little known requirement. You can mail your agreement hard copy to: Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board, 320 W. Washington Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 260 Springfield, IL 62701-1135

    Intent-to-Strike Summary: The school districts that have most recently had a notice of intent to strike filed with the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board are listed below. To date, there are 3 strikes in progress, 0 school districts have received notice and 6 school districts have settled. Please note, this is based on data provided by the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board.

    Strikes in Progress 

    Chicago Board of Education
    Chicago Teachers Union, Local 1, IFT-AFT-teachers, aides, clerks, etc. (25,000 employees)
    Filed: 9/27/19
    Strike Days: 10/17/19

    Chicago Board of Education
    Service Employees International Union, Local 73-Security officers, storekeepers, attendants, custodians, etc. (7,000 employees)
    Filed: 9/30/19 
    Strike Days: 10/17/19

    Decatur Unit SD #61
    Superintendent: Dr. Paul Fregeau School Phone: (217) 362-3010
    Decatur Federation of Teaching Assistants, Local 4324, IFT-AFT, AFL-CIO-Teaching assistants, LPN assistants, sign language assistants, hearing assistants,
    special ed. Assistants & more (275 employees)
    Filed: 10/16/19
    Strike Days: 10/30/19

    School Districts on Notice 



    Strikes Settled

    Murphysboro Community Unit School District No. 186
    Superintendent: Christopher Grode Phone: (618) 684-3781
    Murphysboro Education Assn, IEA-NEA-Licensed Professional Staff (152 employees)
    Filed: 9/18/19
    Settled: 10/09/19

    Evergreen Park Elementary School District 124
    Superintendent: Dr. Robert Machak Phone: (708) 423-0950
    Evergreen Park Federation of Teachers, Southwest Suburban Fed. of Teachers, #943, IFT-AFT-certified teachers, social workers, cert. nurses, speech/language pathologists, secretaries, instructional aides, media aides, health aide & office clerks (206 employees)
    Filed: 9/24/19
    Settled: 10/02/19

    Carbondale Elementary School District No. 95
    Superintendent: Daniel Booth Phone: (618) 457-3591
    Carbondale Education Association, IEA-NEA-Licensed Professional Staff (137 employees)
    Filed: 9/24/19
    Settled:  10/01/19

    Blue Ridge CUSD #18
    Superintendent: Susan Wilson School Phone: (309) 928-9141
    Teachers, IFT-AFT, AFL-CIO-all employees in the unit (118 employees)
    Filed: 10/10/19
    Settled: 10/22/19

    Addison School District #4
    Superintendent: John Langton School Phone: (630) 458-2425 
    Addison Teachers’ Association, IEA-NEA-Certified staff (all staff requiring a PEL as a condition of employment) (326 employees)
    Filed: 10/10/19
    Settled: 10/22/19

    Mendota Elementary School District No. 289
    Superintendent: Dr. Kristen School Phone: (815) 539-7631
    Mendota Education Association, IEA-NEA
    Filed: 9/17/19
    Strike Days: 10/16/19
    Settled: 10/29/19