Severe cuts coming to schools in Gary, Ind. The Gary Community Schools district is getting ready to lay off 169 teachers.
Vanguard West Suburban Medical Center says it’s eliminating 39 positions. A spokeswoman says that includes some vacant positions – and some layoffs – and that they include nurses and administrative staff.
It’s the time of year dreaded by suburban school districts – when RIFs, or reductions In force, are announced.
Owners of 7-Eleven stores are warning of massive layoffs to come, unless the Illinois Lottery protects them from competition from the online sales that are expected to start this year.
Sears announced Thursday that 100 people will be laid off at its Hoffman Estates headquarters, despite millions of dollars in forthcoming income and property tax incentives.
The Chicago Teachers Union wants federal investigators to review the school board’s teacher layoff policy to see if it has unfairly impacted African-American teachers.
More job cuts are coming at the Chicago Tribune.
When Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s budget passed, an agreement had ensured that Chicago public libraries would close only on Monday and Friday mornings. But that has now changed.
If you still mail a check to pay your bills, it’s going to take longer for them to get where they’re going starting in January.
The Alberto Culver plant in Melrose Park is shutting down, and about 600 workers will lose their jobs or be forced to transfer.
A grim holiday season for hundreds of Chicago area employees who stand to lose their jobs at a popular chain of gyms.
CHICAGO (CBS) – Cook County has begun sending out nearly 100 layoff notices, the first round of more than 1,000 layoffs that Board President Toni Preckwinkle has proposed for next year. A spokesman for Preckwinkle […]
Addressing a range of issues in his office Wednesday, Gov. Pat Quinn did not bite at a suggestion that he might flip-flop on layoffs and facility closures.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has proposed a first-ever fee for parking at the county’s criminal courthouses, as well as a $150 fee on residents of unincorporated areas for county police protection as part of her budget plan for next year.
Some Illinois state Department of Agriculture employees are not only being laid off, but they say Gov. Pat Quinn broke his promise to them.
Aldermen at Friday’s City Council budget hearings said they hope there’s some way to prevent the big cuts in Public Library staffing and hours proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool is still hinting at a possible fare increase, after announcing the elimination of 200 non-union positions in an effort to partially fill a big budget hole.
The Chicago Transit Authority has announced that it is cutting more than more than 100 jobs.
There is more evidence that the economy is contracting, with grim job numbers coming out.
An arbitrator has ruled that Gov. Pat Quinn may not lay off more than 1,900 state employees and close seven state facilities, because the move would violate a deal with a state labor union.