Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka said Thursday that she has no choice but to withhold lawmakers’ paychecks, citing a precedent-setting court case that bars her from paying state employees without a budget appropriation or court order.
Contract demands by Chicago police officers include much higher pay and something you might not have imagined.
A conservative think tank has proposed an alternative state budget that would cut wages for state employees by 10 percent; require retired workers to pay for their own health care premiums; and force local school districts to fund teacher pensions, instead of the state.
A rookie wage scale and free agency for veterans appear to be the biggest stumbling blocks to ending the NFL lockout.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that it is publicly displaying the salaries for every employee of the City of Chicago.
A few hundred people–mostly women–turned out in Daley Plaza for a noontime rally to close the gender pay gap.
White Sox General Manager Kenny Williams said he would rather see baseball “shut down” than watch teams squander tens of millions of dollars on single players.
Principals are paid handsomely at the Chicago Public Schools, according to new data.