Chicago Asks Court To End Teachers' Strike As Deal Stalls

Law360, Chicago (September 17, 2012, 1:18 PM EDT) -- Chicago's Board of Education asked an Illinois court Monday to force an end to the weeklong city teachers' strike after the union balked at a tentative deal, but a quick resolution seemed unlikely after a judge declined to consider an injunction before Wednesday.

Cook County Circuit Judge Peter Flynn declined to consider the board's injunction demand on the same day it filed suit, scheduling a hearing for Wednesday morning instead. The union's governing body is already set to meet Tuesday regarding a tentative agreement to end...
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