Henry Tamarin

A Congress Hotel worker walks the picket line during a decade-long strike that ended on May 30, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Congress Hotel Union Workers Call Off Decade-Long Strike

A longstanding labor dispute at the historic Congress Hotel ended on Thursday, when the union called off a decade-long strike.

05/30/2013

School lunch (CBS)

Schools Reach Contract Deal With Lunchroom Workers

The Chicago Board of Education and the union representing 3,300 lunchroom workers have reached a contract deal, providing modest raises and a commitment to serve better food.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

Union workers for the Hyatt hotel chain protest property tax appeals filed by members of the Pritzker family, who own the hotel chain. (Credit: CBS)

Hyatt Hotel Union Blasts Pritzker Family For Property Tax Appeals

Union workers locked in a two-year contract dispute with Hyatt Hotels accused the Pritzker family who owns the hotel chain paying too little in property taxes, an allegation the hotel chain called “deeply offensive.”

WBBM Newsradio–03/01/2012

Chicago Public Schools

School Support Staff Stand With Teachers On Longer School Day

Unions representing support staff at the Chicago Public Schools are speaking out in support of teachers on the issue of a longer school day.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011