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Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

No School Friday For Waukegan School District Where Teachers Are Striking

Labor negotiations resumed Thursday night following an angry exchange of accusations in the six-day-old strike by teachers in Waukegan District 60 schools.

10/09/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Waukegan Teachers Strike Continues; Threat Looms In Hinsdale

A teachers strike in Waukegan continued this week after negotiations failed to yield an agreement with the school district.

10/06/2014

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Waukegan Teachers Set For Strike Thursday Morning If Deal Not Reached

Negotiators from the Teachers Union and a Lake County School District are meeting with a federal mediator to head off a strike in the northern suburbs.

10/01/2014

Lear Corp. Headquarters in Hammond, Ind. (Credit: CBS)

Deal Reached To End Strike At Hammond, Ind. Plant

A deal has been reached to end a strike at the Lear Corp. plant in Hammond, Ind. after nearly 800 employees walked off the job Saturday morning.

09/14/2014

Fast food workers march outside the Rock N Roll Mcdonald's in River North, as part of a rally to demand a $15 per hour minimum wage. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Fast Food Workers Part Of Global Protest

Nearly 100 fast food workers braved the rainy and chilly conditions Thursday to make a point about their pay, and how they’re struggling to survive.

05/15/2014

UIC

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

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