Collective Bargaining

Wisconsin Protest

Wisconsin GOP Pushes For Vote On Budget

Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald (R-Horicon) said Wednesday that he wants a vote by the day’s end on a bill to strip collective bargaining rights from public employees.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2011

Wisconsin Protest

No End In Sight For Deadlock In Wisconsin

There seems to be no end in sight to the deadlock over the budget bill in Wisconsin that would strip collective bargaining rights from union members.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Quinn Holds Off On Honoring Packers

Gov. Pat Quinn has decided not to make good on his Bears-Packers bet with the governor of Wisconsin – at least not now.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2011

Wisconsin Protest

Chicago Workers Head To Wisconsin For Protest

Some Chicago workers will be joining the protest in Wisconsin, against Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to strip collective bargaining rights from most public employees.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2011

Wisconsin Protest

Wisconsin Democrats Still Hiding Out In Illinois

Wisconsin Democrats who left the state to block a vote on sweeping anti-union legislation might stay in hiding for weeks.

WBBM Newsradio–02/18/2011

Wisconsin Protest

Chicago Teachers Union Backs Wisconsin Protests

The Chicago Teachers Union says it is fully in sympathy with Madison, Wis., teachers who have closed schools there for two days in a row.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2011

Wisconsin Protest

Wisconsin Teachers Angry Over Bill Curbing Unions

A showdown in underway in Wisconsin, as the state Legislature is expected to vote on a bill to strip government workers of nearly all their collective bargaining rights.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2011

Empty Classroom

Indiana Teachers Mull Statewide Walkout

Public school teachers in Indiana are making rumblings about organizing a statewide walkout.

WBBM Newsradio–02/15/2011

Miguel Del Valle

Del Valle: Teacher Strikes ‘Not An Issue’

Mayoral Candidate and City Clerk Miguel Del Valle outlined his vision for Chicago Public Schools Tuesday, and took a shot at the frontrunner in the race.

WBBM Newsradio–01/11/2011