Chicago Library Janitors Laid OffThe city told them in May it was privatizing their jobs, but the workers say they were hoping to keep working.
Oak Park Employees Picket As Managers Fill InThree dozen SEIU Local 73 union members picketed outside the Oak Park village hall in sweltering 90-plus degree heat Saturday, protesting what they say is inequity and unfairness in the village’s wage structure.
Workers At UIC Hospital Go On Three-Day StrikeHundreds of employees at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center have begun a three-day strike, demanding a contract after unionizing more than two years ago.
Labor Unrest Growing Under Emanuel AdministrationMayor Rahm Emanuel is facing a growing tide of discontent from the city’s labor unions. Fired workers, rejected contract-compromises, and unanswered cost-saving ideas all have begun generating protests aimed at City Hall.