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Federal Judge Orders Hiring Monitor For IDOT

Magistrate Judge Sidney Schenkier told attorneys Wednesday that the monitor would help compliance of a decades-old political hiring ban.


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Jobless Rates Drop, New Hires Are Up

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports plenty of Chicago retailers are hiring.


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Shakman: Quinn Claim On Hiring A ‘Straw Man’

Gov. Pat Quinn has asked a judge to reject anti-patronage attorney Michael Shakman’s request for a federal hiring monitor, arguing the action would be detrimental to state officials’ duties. Shakman said that was a “straw man” argument.


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Shake Shack Hirings Signal Opening Later This Year

In a sign that the super popular burger joint Shake Shack is aiming to open in River North later this year, the company has posted openings for managers.


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Officer Applicant Cries Foul At UIC Hiring Process

David Medina wants to be a cop, and the University of Illinois-Chicago Police Department seemed like the perfect fit. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.


Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios. (Credit: Cook County Assessor’s Office)

Preckwinkle Steps Up Hiring Ethics Fight Against Assessor, Joe Berrios

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is taking aim at the hiring practices of Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios.


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Layoffs Down From Year Ago, Hiring Remains Weak: Report

A new survey finds that planned job cuts by employers picked up a bit last month but still were way below a year ago.


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Alderman Wants Fee On Electric Bills To Fund Hiring Of New Police Officers

A Chicago alderman wants to add a fee to your electric bill so the city can hire more police officers.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

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Chicago Police To Hire New Officers, But No Increase In Manpower

The union representing Chicago Police officers has been calling for months on the city to hire more officers, even going so far to take billboard ads.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel: City To Pay Stipend For Companies That Hire City College Grads

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to give new graduates of the City Colleges of Chicago a better shot at a job.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2012

Timothy Evans

Report: Evans Hiring New Judges Despite Lack Of Need For Them

Cook County Circuit Court Chief Judge Timothy Evans appears to be moving ahead with his plan to hire more trial judges when they may not be needed.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

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Officials Call For More Police Officers In Merrillville, Ind.

A high-profile murder in Merrillville, Ind., has some officials thinking more police are needed in their town.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

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Report: Hiring Surge In Chicago’s High-Tech Industry

It’s time for Silicon Valley to move over, because a new report Monday says Chicago is becoming a bigger player in the high-tech industry.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

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Report: More Companies Plan To Hire Than Lay Off Next Year

There is some positive news Tuesday about jobs in Chicago and nationwide.

WBBM Newsradio–12/13/2011

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With Fare Hike Looming, Metra Hiring 4 New Top Execs

As Metra gets closer to raising passenger fares to fill a gaping hole in its budget, CBS 2 has learned that Metra is now in the process of hiring four very highly-paid executives.

CBS 2–09/30/2011

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Survey Shows Hundreds Of Openings At A Few Chicago Area Companies

ile the overall jobs’ outlook remains bleak, a new survey finds some pockets of hiring.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2011

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EPA To Hire Unemployed For Great Lakes Cleanup Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to spend $6 million to hire the unemployed for Great Lakes cleanup projects.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

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Survey: Many Companies Set To Hire

Even as the state received word of mass layoffs, many companies say in a new survey they plan to hire soon, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


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One Million Applications, 62,000 Jobs Served At McDonald’s

After sifting through about one million applications, McDonald’s hired hired more than 60,000 workers nationwide, and over 1,000 in Chicagoland, in conjunction with its National Hiring Day earlier this month.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

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Survey Suggests Chicago Job Market Is Improving

A new survey suggests a slightly rosier job picture in Chicago for the second three months of this year.

WBBM Newsradio–04/20/2011