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A couple dozen employees of WaterSaver Faucet Co. picketed before work Wednesday, over the company's policy to monitor how much time they spend in the bathroom each day during work hours. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/CBS)

Workers Picket Over Company’s Bathroom Break Policy

Employees 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.

07/09/2014

Fast food workers and others who make minimum wage protest outside the McDonald's in the Ukrainian Village, demanding a $15-per-hour federal minimum wage. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Minimum Wage Workers Picket For Better Pay

Several protests have been scheduled for Thursday in Chicago, as part of a nationwide demonstration in favor of a higher federal minimum wage.

12/05/2013

George Koukos (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Held On $100K Bond For Stabbing, Running Over Inflatable Rat

George 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.

07/11/2013

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Nursing Home Workers Hit Picket Line In Fight For Better Pay

Workers 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.

WBBM Newsradio–10/10/2012

Teachers' Strike Protester

The Teachers’ Strike: A Look At Some Supporters

Chicago 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.

WBBM Newsradio–09/11/2012

Teachers union members picket outside Rosario Castellanos Elementary school at 2524 S. Central Park Ave. (Credit: Regine Schlesinger/WBBM Newsradio)

Chicago Teachers Picket, Demand New Contract

Just 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.

08/20/2012

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Deerfield Teachers Picket Amid Stalled Contract Talks

Despite 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.

WBBM Newsradio–11/10/2011