Instead of getting rowdy at a demonstration or protest regarding the lack of jobs throughout the country, people can voice their discontent with the nation’s current unemployment rate on this Labor Day by simply placing an empty chair in their front yard.
Excessive heat on Friday will turn to soaking rains for the Chicago area, thanks to the leftovers of Hurricane Isaac.
Your Labor Day road trip may be more expensive than ever.
Jurors in the Drew Peterson murder trial will hear closing arguments after the Labor Day weekend and presumably begin deliberations soon after.
Labor Day means one more weekend of festivals, BBQs and all that is right with the Chicago weather. Here’s a weekend itinerary with fun ideas to get you started!
Illinois safety officials have a new Labor Day mantra, as they try to stem the state’s rising highway death toll.
Hurricane Isaac could affect the Labor Day holiday in the Chicago area with heavy rain.
After spending the day in labor at Loyola University Medical Center, Monica Aguirre’s prayers for a miracle were answered at last.
Labor Day is a day to honor the American worker, but at a time when the national unemployment rate is over 9 percent, this year’s holiday has a bit of a different feel.
For many out celebrating on Monday, the unexpectedly cold temperatures made this Labor Day seem much more like an official end to summer.
This Labor Day, opponents of a trade agreement with Pacific Rim countries protested what they see as another assault on labor, the environment and healthcare.
An 18-year-old boy who lost his life to gunfire in the North Lawndale neighborhood has brought the total number of deaths caused by violence in the city this Labor Day weekend to at least eight.
Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ.
Labor Day weekend is upon us! From festivals to music, the city and suburbs are full of things to do.
The 33rd Annual Chicago Jazz Festival will take place Labor Day weekend in the heart of downtown.
Labor Day means the end of summer. Make it last forever with these delicious food and drink recipes to enjoy summer produce all year long.
It’s summer’s last fling but this year, one projection indicates fewer of us will be travelling for the Labor Day weekend.
Labor Day comes at a unique time of year. Caught between two seasons, we’re left picking sides: do we try to Hold On To Summer or Embrace Fall?
Want two months vacation? A three-day weekend every weekend? An afternoon nap break? Maybe all you need to do is switch jobs…
Governor Quinn told the Chicago Federation of Labor’s Labor Day rally in Millennium Park that he wants to raise the minimum wage – and keep raising it. WBBM’s Steve Miller reports. As the Chicago Federation […]