Chicago Teachers Rally For New ContractCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports from Grant Park.
O'Hare Security Workers Plan One-Day StrikeDespite tensions over the possibility of more terror attacks like the one in Paris, some security workers at O’Hare International Airport planned to walk off the job on Thursday to demand better pay.
Most Chicago Teachers Would Strike, Vote IndicatesSome 97 percent of members voting — with 95 percent participation among the 27,000 CTU members casting ballots in the mock vote last Thursday — said to strike, the Chicago-Sun Times is reporting.
Mixed Results At Start Of Taxi Driver StrikeAt least one association representing cab drivers across the city has pledged to go on strike on Thursday, to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to allow rival ride-sharing companies to begin doing business at O’Hare and Midway airports, but it appeared many other cabbies were ignoring the work stoppage.
Cabbies Plan One-Day Strike In Protest Against Ride-Share CompaniesChicago cab drivers said they plan to stage a one-day strike in Chicago on Thursday, to protest proposed city rules they believe would give ride-sharing services like Uber even more of an unfair advantage.
Teachers Strike Looming In Prospect HeightsA strike would affect about 1,600 students in pre-K through 8th grade at four schools in the northwest suburb.
Retired State Employees Contacted By Rauner Administration About Working In Event Of A StrikeWBBM's Nancy Harty reports their union says that doesn't bode well for contract talks.
State Employee Union Presses Measure To Prevent Strike, LockoutUnion-friendly Illinois Democrats say Gov. Bruce Rauner has so poisoned contract negotiations with state workers that they pushed legislation Thursday that would prohibit either a strike or the Republican governor locking workers out.
University Of Chicago Hospital, Nurses Reach Deal To Avoid StrikeThe University of Chicago Medical Center and the National Nurses United union have reached a “tentative agreement” for a new collective bargaining agreement, staving off a potential nurses strike, both sides announced Monday.
Some Cabbies Stage Loop 'Work Stoppage' After Uber Gets City LicenseSome Chicago cab drivers staged a work stoppage Tuesday morning, protesting what they see as unfair competition from the less-regulated ride-sharing industry, a day after city officials granted a “transportation network provider” license to Uber.
Workers At Whiting BP Plant Go On StrikeWorkers are picketing at oil plants across the country including in Whiting, Indiana. They tell CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross the strike is not about wages, but safety.
Metra Train Strikes, Kills Person In Northwest SuburbThe person was struck by UP-Northwest Line Train 608 about 5:40 a.m. Friday near 3 Oaks Road and the Cary Depot, according to Metra spokesman Michael Gillis.
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