University Of Chicago President Highest Paid In Nation The president of the University of Chicago is the highest-paid president of America's elite private universities.
Judge: Quinn Has To Pay Lawmakers A Cook County judge has ruled that Gov. Pat Quinn's decision to halt lawmaker pay over the pension crisis is unconstitutional and has ordered Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka to pay them immediately.
Mayor: Mediator's Proposed Teacher Raise Not 'Tethered To Reality'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.
How Much Do Chicago Public School Teachers Make?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.
On Equal Pay Day, Women Note Gender Gap In SalariesA few hundred people turned out in Daley Plaza on Tuesday to mark Equal Pay Day.
Bellwood Sues Former Comptroller, Says He Mishandled MillionsThe western suburb of Bellwood is suing its former comptroller, claiming he mishandled the village’s money to benefit himself and other employees.
BGA: Some State Board Members Paid More Than $300 An HourHow 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.
Judge Upholds Quinn's Authority To Cut Regional School Supt. SalariesA downstate circuit court judge has upheld Gov. Pat Quinn's authority to eliminate salaries for regional school superintendents across Illinois.
Group Says Ill. State Workers Paid More Than Private Sector PeersA 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 Price Of Overpaid SluggersThe 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.
Brizard Says He Won't Accept Bonus For Improved Test ScoresChicago 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.
Head Of CHA Giving Back His SalaryThe head of the Chicago Housing Authority is doing something you don’t normally hear a public official doing – giving money back.