Workers Picket Over Company's Bathroom Break PolicyEmployees of a River West faucet-making company staged a protest before work on Wednesday, saying they’ve been disciplined over the length of their bathroom breaks.
Minimum Wage Workers Picket For Better PaySeveral protests have been scheduled for Thursday in Chicago, as part of a nationwide demonstration in favor of a higher federal minimum wage.
Man Held On $100K Bond For Stabbing, Running Over Inflatable RatGeorge Koukos became upset when an inflatable rat used by Teamsters pickeding in the Loop blocked his way into a building where he was going for a moving job.
Nursing Home Workers Hit Picket Line In Fight For Better PayWorkers from 50 nursing homes across Illinois, including half a dozen in the Chicago area, staged informational picketing outside of the homes Wednesday to demand improved pay and working conditions.
The Teachers' Strike: A Look At Some SupportersChicago Police say more than 5,000 teachers demonstrated in the Loop Monday outside the Chicago Public Schools headquarters, 125 S. Clark St., and the blocks surrounding the building.
Chicago Teachers Picket, Demand New ContractJust two weeks before the start of the new school year, the Chicago Teachers Union is ratcheting up the pressure on the school board for a new contract.
Deerfield Teachers Picket Amid Stalled Contract TalksDespite presence of a federal mediator, Deerfield teachers have been picketing School District 109 headquarters this week to apply some pressure to the board of education.

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