Chicago Teachers Union Online Petition Calls For Bank Of America Boycott Over Swap Deals

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The Chicago Teachers Union has started an online petition as part of a boycott against Bank of America over controversial swap deals with the city and Chicago Public Schools.

The MoveOn.org petition, which had over 720 signatures as of Friday morning, states: “I pledge to Boycott Bank of America until they renegotiate toxic swaps that have cost Chicago Public Schools and the City of Chicago more than $1 billion. I also ask that the Illinois Attorney General, Lisa Madigan, begin public hearings to investigate the tremendous financial damage caused by toxic swaps on Chicago and our schools.”

CTU plans on delivering the petition to Bank of America’s CEO Brian Moynihan as well as Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.

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