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Minimum Wage Panel To Hold Public Hearing Monday Evening

As the City of Seattle starts to raise its minimum wage to $15-an hour, Mayor Emanuel’s hand-picked panel is preparing to hold its first public hearing on how Chicago might raise the minimum wage here, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

06/03/2014

Job seekers wait in line outside Kennedy-King College, where the city of Chicago and its sister agencies were hosting a job fair on Nov. 9, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

First Ever City Job Fair Leaves Many Frustrated With Hiring Process

Thousands of people waited in line for hours Friday morning at Kennedy-King College, to attend a job fair hosted by the city of Chicago, but many of those people left upset, when they found out the job fair wasn’t quite what they were expecting.

11/09/2012

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City To Hold Job Fair To Fill Vacant Positions

The City Of Chicago will hold a job fair on Friday to help fill hundreds of vacant city positions.

11/08/2012

CTA Budget Hearing

Raucous Crowd Protests CTA Budget At Final Hearing

The crowd seeking to testify — and protest — was so big Thursday night at the last of three public hearings on the Chicago Transit Authority’s 2012 budget that police had to turn people away from the Kennedy-King College auditorium.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel appears at a public budget hearing Monday night at Kennedy King College. (CBS)

Emanuel Faces Critics At First Public Budget Hearing

The first of several town hall meetings on Chicago’s city budget became heated Monday as Mayor Rahm Emanuel went nose to nose with some critics who challenge areas he has cut.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011