Chicago Teachers Union fighting for education, children, families, and community

CHICAGO – Over 5,000 joined the Chicago Teachers Union for a Tailgate Party and Solidarity Rally for public education and a fair contract in Grant Park on Monday November 23rd. The festive event featured music, food, chanting, dancing and speeches.  Besides strong turnout from teachers and education workers from all over Chicago, the rally included, children, parents, community leaders and other labor supporters.

Chicago Teachers Union Fighting Back 2015! from Scott Marshall on Vimeo.





Scott Marshall
Scott Marshall

Scott has been a life long trade unionist and was active in rank and file reform movements in the Teamsters, Machinists and Steelworkers unions in the 1970s and '80s. He was co-chair of the Save Our Jobs committee of USWA local 1834 at Pullman Standard in Chicago and active in nationwide organizing against plant shutdowns and layoffs. He was a founder of the unemployed organization Jobs or Income Now (Join), in Chicago, and the National Congress of Unemployed Organizations in the 1980s. Scott remains active in SOAR (Steelworkers Active Organized Retirees). He lives in Chicago.