- A Cook County Circuit Court judge opted not to hold a hearing Monday to consider a request from Chicago Public Schools lawyers to have a court order issued to end the current teachers strike.
- Judge Peter Flynn leave open the possibility of holding a hearing Wednesday, but that hearing may not be necessary if the Chicago Teachers Union's (CTU) House of Delegates approves a new contract on Tuesday.
- CPS argues that state law should prevent the CTU from striking over non-economic issues.
From the article:
Lawyers for Chicago Public Schools were rebuffed today in their hopes of winning a temporary restraining order and immediately ending the teachers strike.
A Cook County Circuit Court judge did not agree to hold a hearing on the matter today. Instead, Judge Peter Flynn raised the possibility of setting a hearing for Wednesday, but questioned if the legal issues wouldn’t be moot if the strike is over by then, according to Roderick Drew, a spokesman for the city's Law Department. ...