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.
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.
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The first Chicago teachers’ strike in 25 years has left parents and students scrambling to find alternatives for their children.
No Lufthansa flights are taking off from O’Hare International Airport, as flight attendants begin a strike in Germany.
A new year began Tuesday for Chicago Public Schools students, but it could be interrupted after just four days if a possible teachers’ strike goes ahead.
Typically, a member school must suspend interscholastic activities if it does not have at least 51 percent of its students in attendance, according to IHSA policy.
Just two weeks before the start of the new school year, the Chicago Teachers Union is ratcheting up the pressure on the school board for a new contract.
Peoria-based Caterpillar Inc. has reportedly reached a tentative agreement with machinists at its Joliet plant, who have been on strike for more than three months.
Chicago cab drivers say it’s time for a fare increase, and they’re taking their argument to City Hall Tuesday.
Chicago teachers aren’t the only ones threatening to strike; United Airlines pilots could soon be walking picket lines.
Oak Park village employees were set to return to work Tuesday, after a three-day strike.
This is the first weekday of a strike by employees of the Village of Oak Park.
Despite the call for a strike during Monday’s morning rush, many cab drivers were still picking up fares.
It may be a little harder to hail a cab in the very near future, as Chicago’s taxi drivers are threatening to walk off the job.
Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard says he wants teachers to have a raise, and is asking the Chicago Teachers Union to hold off on its strike authorization vote set for this coming Wednesday.
The Chicago Teachers Union says it will conduct a strike authorization vote next week.
Hundreds 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.