Mayor Rahm Emanuel today dismissed a mediator’s report that school officials had hoped would provide added bargaining power in their contract talks with teachers.
A day after Chicago Public Schools’ teachers overwhelmingly authorized a strike, CBS 2 wanted to know how much the average teacher earns. As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov found out, it depends on who you ask.
A few hundred people turned out in Daley Plaza on Tuesday to mark Equal Pay Day.
The western suburb of Bellwood is suing its former comptroller, claiming he mishandled the village’s money to benefit himself and other employees.
How would you like to make $40,000 a year for working just over 10 hours a month? Too good to be true? Not if you’ve got “the right stuff” for a state board like the Illinois Human Rights Commission.
A downstate circuit court judge has upheld Gov. Pat Quinn’s authority to eliminate salaries for regional school superintendents across Illinois.
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.
The All-Star break gives Chicago baseball fans a three-day break from the dismal seasons for the White Sox and Cubs. It also gives us a chance to take a closer look at two of the overpaid sluggers in Chicago.
Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard says that if he is offered a salary bonus for raising students’ test scores, he won’t accept it.
The head of the Chicago Housing Authority is doing something you don’t normally hear a public official doing – giving money back.
On the eve of national Equal Pay Day, an advocacy group for women says it’s time to speed things up in closing the pay gap between men and women.
Teachers and other employees at Oak Lawn Community High School District 229 vote tomorrow on whether to accept smaller pay raises over the next two years or see nearly three dozen of them lose their jobs.
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