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Karen Lewis: New CTU Contract Will Cost City, But Members Willing To Strike For It

With less than a month before the mayoral election, Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis made two things clear Monday: The new teachers contract being negotiated is going to cost money, and her 30,000 members who went on strike in 2012 for the first time in a generation are willing to walk the picket line with her again if they don’t get better working conditions.