Contract

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School on Thursday, after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Waukegan Schools Won’t Open Immediately, Even If Teachers Strike Ends: Officials

The first stumbling block is food. Federal law requires the district to have milk on hand for all 17,000 students, along with nutritious food.

10/23/2014

Chicago Police Department logo

City Of Chicago, Police Reach Tentative Contract

The new contract, which requires ratification by officers, reportedly includes an 11 percent pay raise over five years.

09/04/2014

Darius Reynaud. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Bears Sign Return Specialist Darius Reynaud, CB Peyton Thompson

Chicago also waived long snapper Chad Rempel and punter Tress Way.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2014

Chicago Bears v New York Giants

Bears Part Ways With DL Idonije, QB Johnson

The Chicago Bears active roster currently sits at 88 players.

06/19/2014

Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey. (Courtesy NIU)

NIU Extends Contract Of Football Coach Rod Carey

NIU made the announcement Friday and said Rod Carey’s salary will be increased for 2014.

02/21/2014

Will County Courthouse (Credit: Village Of Frankfort Website)

Will County Board OKs Contract For County Workers

The employees will receive a 4.5 percent cost-of-living raise phased in over the next two years and pay more of their health insurance premiums.

12/20/2013

Will County Courthouse (Credit: Village Of Frankfort Website)

Will County Workers Back On The Job After Approving Contract

The new contract includes cost-of-living salary increases of 4-1/2 percent over the next three years. A new salary schedule will move many employees up two steps on the pay scale in June 2015, resulting in an additional raise.

12/06/2013

Will County workers on strike packed a county board meeting on Thursday as their strike entered its fourth day. (Credit: CBS)

Will County, Employees Reach Labor Deal To End Strike: Union

About 1,000 members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1028 walked off the job Nov. 18 after 15 months of negotiations.

12/04/2013

Tyler Flowers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White Sox Reach One-Year Deal With Catcher Tyler Flowers

Flowers, 27, hit .195 (50-256) with 10 home runs and 24 RBI over 84 games last season, his fifth in the White Sox organization.

12/02/2013

Artistic rendering of The Marina, part of a planned renovation of the Chicago Riverwalk. (Credit: City of Chicago)

City Awards First Contract For Riverwalk Renovation

Walsh bid $43 million to build the riverwalk from State Street to LaSalle Street. The project is set to be completed by the end of 2014.

11/08/2013

Red Light Camera

City Awards New Red-Light Camera Contract

Xerox will replace the previous vendor, Redflex Traffic Solutions. The change is expected to save the city $50 million, according to a news release.

10/25/2013

credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Digital Chicago

Metra Boss Steps Down, Taking More Than $400,000 In Severance

Metra executive director Alex Clifford has resigned, taking a $442,000 buyout as he leaves the commuter rail agency.

06/21/2013

Carlos Villanueva (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Villanueva, Cubs Complete $10M, 2-Year Deal

Pitcher Carlos Villanueva and the Chicago Cubs have completed a $10 million, two-year contract.

01/26/2013

Gov. Pat Quinn. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Quinn Files Appeal Over Worker Contract Raises

Gov. Pat Quinn has filed an appeal over a Cook County judge’s ruling that the state must pay wage increases promised to workers in 2011.

01/09/2013

Jorge Ramirez

Labor Boss, Key Emanuel Ally Wants Mayor To Rebid O’Hare Janitorial Contract

One of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s top Chicago Labor allies is clashing with him over the new janitors’ contract at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2012

Union workers gather outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office at City Hall on Nov. 9, 2012, to protest a move to replace union custodians at O'Hare International Airport with non-union workers, under a new contract with a different custodial firm. (Credit: CBS)

Aldermen Calling For Controversial O’Hare Janitorial Contract To Be Re-Bid

Some Chicago aldermen said Tuesday that the city’s janitorial contract at O’Hare International Airport should be rebid, over concerns about the layoffs the contract would mean for union janitors, as well as the company’s ties to mob figures.

WBBM Newsradio–12/11/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Judge Orders Quinn To Honor Contract Raises

A Cook County judge has ruled that Gov. Pat Quinn must pay the 2011 wage increases promised in a contract with most state workers.

12/07/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Quinn Terminates Contract With State’s Largest Worker Union

After nearly a year of negotiations, Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration on Tuesday terminated the contract between the state of Illinois and its largest public employee union.

11/20/2012

Passengers wait for a CTA L train. (Credit: Karen Rariden/CBS 2)

CTA Reaches Deal With Largest Union

The CTA struck a tentative cost-saving labor contract Monday with its largest union.

11/20/2012

A tow truck in action. (CBS)

Woman Sues Towing Company For Wrongly Seizing Her Car

It was a case of now you see it, now you don’t for La Namee Webb, who’s fighting back. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

10/04/2012

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