An attempt to pay Illinois’ regional school superintendents – who have worked almost four months for no pay – has failed in the Illinois House of Representatives.
The DuPage County Board is picking up the pay for its regional school superintendent just as Gov. Pat Quinn has asked, but there’s a question whether the practice will become permanent.
A free market think tank says pay for Illinois state workers has far outpaced private sector pay over the last 15 years and should be reduced as part of any serious efforts to balance the budget.
A new report says the pay for company chief executive officers is going sky-high again after two years of decreases, and some people are trying to do something about it.
Chicago firefighters and paramedics will get $94 million in back pay dating back to June 30, 2007 — bankrolled by debt likened to “borrowing to pay for last year’s groceries” — thanks to a contract ratified Monday.