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UIC Faculty Staging Two-Day Strike

Salary has been the biggest issue in contract talks that have stalled after 18 months of negotiations.

02/18/2014

Will County Courthouse (Credit: Village Of Frankfort Website)

Will County Workers Back On The Job After Approving Contract

The new contract includes cost-of-living salary increases of 4-1/2 percent over the next three years. A new salary schedule will move many employees up two steps on the pay scale in June 2015, resulting in an additional raise.

12/06/2013

Will County workers on strike packed a county board meeting on Thursday as their strike entered its fourth day. (Credit: CBS)

Will County, Employees Reach Labor Deal To End Strike: Union

About 1,000 members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1028 walked off the job Nov. 18 after 15 months of negotiations.

12/04/2013

Will County workers on strike packed a county board meeting on Thursday as their strike entered its fourth day. (Credit: CBS)

Will County Workers’ Strike Enters Day 4

Municipal workers in Will County said they’re in it for the long haul as they entered day four of a labor strike, following 15 months of failed negotiations.

11/21/2013

Will County Courthouse (Credit: Village Of Frankfort Website)

Workers Walk Off Job In Will County

About 1,000 Will County workers are on strike.

11/18/2013

Gavel, Court, Generic Sized Image

Judge Rules 911 Dispatchers Can’t Take Part In Strike

A Will County judge on Friday granted a temporary restraining order that will force 911 dispatchers to work even if their union goes on strike as planned at 7 a.m. Monday.

11/16/2013

Will County Courthouse (Credit: Village Of Frankfort Website)

Will County Workers Prepare To Walk Off Job

It appears there will be a walkout by about 1,000 Will County government workers.

11/15/2013

Will County Courthouse (Credit: Village Of Frankfort Website)

Will County Workers Threaten Strike

Will County workers are talking strike if contract talks don’t end satisfactorily, and the county is preparing for a possible walkout.

10/02/2013

Hundreds of fast food and retail workers gathered outside the Rock N Roll McDonald's in Chicago on Aug. 29, 2013, as part of a one-day strike to demand a wage of at least $15 per hour. (Credit: CBS)

Fast Food, Retail Workers Stage One-Day Strike For Higher Wages

A couple hundred fast food and retail workers chanted “we can’t survive on $8.25” as they rallied outside and inside the Rock N Roll McDonald’s in the River North neighborhood.

08/29/2013

Funeral home directors and drivers picket outside Blake Lamb Funeral Home in Oak Lawn, after the union funeral workers voted to go on strike at 16 Chicago are mortuaries run by Dignity Memorial. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Funeral Home Workers Go On Strike

Workers went on strike this morning against funeral homes that operate under Service Corporation International, which runs funeral homes under the name Dignity Memorial.

WBBM Newsradio–07/02/2013

A Congress Hotel worker walks the picket line during a decade-long strike that ended on May 30, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Congress Hotel Union Workers Call Off Decade-Long Strike

A longstanding labor dispute at the historic Congress Hotel ended on Thursday, when the union called off a decade-long strike.

05/30/2013

Sewer

South Suburban Sewer Workers Go On Strike

The workers who take care of the sewer system for more than 100,000 people in Chicago Heights, Homewood, Steger and Crete are on strike.

03/24/2013

Evergreen Park teachers picket on Thursday. (CBS)

No Deal For Evergreen Park Schools

Teachers walked off the job Oct. 2, but contract negotiations have occurred regularly since then.

10/08/2012

The main entrance of Chicago's Orchestra Hall, home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Chicago. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CSO Musicians Get Raises, But Costlier Health Care

Musicians with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will receive a 4.5 percent salary increase over three years under a new contract but will also have to pay increased health care costs.

09/26/2012

The main entrance of Chicago's Orchestra Hall, home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Chicago. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CSO, Musicians Reach Tentative Deal, Ending Strike

The CSO’s management released a joint statement Monday with the Chicago Federation of Musicians announcing the deal for a new three-year collective bargaining agreement, which would take effect retroactively to Sept. 17.

WBBM Newsradio–09/24/2012

The Gage restaurant, at 24 S. Michigan Av. (Credit: CBS)

Symphony Strike Could Hurt Businesses Near Orchestra Hall

The musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra were on their second day on strike on Sunday. The walkout wasn’t only hitting a sour note with classical music fans, it has also dealt a blow to businesses near Orchetra Hall.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2012

CSO musicians picket outside the orchestra hall Saturday night. (CBS)

CSO Musicians Strike, Throwing Season Into Chaos

Musicians at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra went on strike Saturday, disappointing patrons who showed up for an evening performance, and potentially throwing the organization’s upcoming season into chaos.

09/22/2012

Chicago Teacher's Union Votes To End Strike

Teachers Union Ends Strike, Classes To Resume Tomorrow

Chicago Public School students will be back in class tomorrow, after the Chicago Teachers Union voted to end its strike this afternoon.

09/18/2012

Lake Forest High School (Credit: CBS)

Classes Resume At Lake Forest H.S., Despite Teachers’ Strike

Teachers in north suburban Lake Forest are meeting with school district leaders Monday morning to try to hammer out a contract. Meantime, Lake Forest High School students were back in class, despite the fact teachers have been on strike since Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2012

Empty Classroom

Highland Park Teachers Declare Impasse, Might Strike Next Month

Teachers in a third local school district could go on strike next month, joining their counterparts in Chicago and Lake Forest in staging a walkout amid stalled contract talks.

09/17/2012

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