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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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Chicago Teacher Bounces Back From West Nile Virus To Picket With Union

CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman has the story of Catherine Wolski’s extraordinary turnaround.

09/14/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: The Mayor Can Find Money For Schools

Mayor Rahm Emanuel seems to find money for everything his administration wants, CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson reports. So why can’t he find money for the schools?

09/13/2012

Kirstie Shanley, a Chicago Public Schools occupational therapist, wants to get back to her job. (CBS)

Parents, Teachers, Students: We’re Ready For School To Resume

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley talks with a variety of people who would love to see schools reopen for classes.

09/13/2012

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Options For Students During Chicago Teachers’ Strike

The first Chicago teachers’ strike in 25 years has left parents and students scrambling to find alternatives for their children.

09/10/2012

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Strike Halts Lufthansa Flights To And From O’Hare

No Lufthansa flights are taking off from O’Hare International Airport, as flight attendants begin a strike in Germany.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

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First Day Of School Arrives, But Teachers’ Strike Could Start Next Week

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.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

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IHSA Reviewing CPS Request To Allow Sports During Teachers Strike

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.

08/31/2012

Teachers union members picket outside Rosario Castellanos Elementary school at 2524 S. Central Park Ave. (Credit: Regine Schlesinger/WBBM Newsradio)

Chicago Teachers Picket, Demand New Contract

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.

08/20/2012

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Report: Caterpillar Reaches Tentative Agreement With Striking Workers

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.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

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Cab Drivers Petition City Council Committee For Fare Hike

Chicago cab drivers say it’s time for a fare increase, and they’re taking their argument to City Hall Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

(File Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

United Airlines Pilots Vote To Authorize Strike

Chicago teachers aren’t the only ones threatening to strike; United Airlines pilots could soon be walking picket lines.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

Intersection of Lake and Ridgeland in Oak Park

Oak Park Village Employees To Return To Work, Negotiations

Oak Park village employees were set to return to work Tuesday, after a three-day strike.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

Intersection of Lake and Ridgeland in Oak Park

Village of Oak Park Employees Go On Strike

This is the first weekday of a strike by employees of the Village of Oak Park.

07/09/2012

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Some Chicago Cabbies On Strike As New Rules Take Effect

Despite the call for a strike during Monday’s morning rush, many cab drivers were still picking up fares.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

Cabbie Strike Call

Cabbies Threaten To Strike Over Call For Fare Hike

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.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Jean-Claude Brizard, Karen Lewis

Brizard Says He Wants Raise For Teachers; CTU’s Lewis Says Offers Are Not Enough

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.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union, announces plans Friday for members to take a strike-authorization vote next week. (CBS)

Chicago Teachers To Take Strike Authorization Vote Next Week

The Chicago Teachers Union says it will conduct a strike authorization vote next week.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2012

Workers at UIC Medical Center picket outside the hospital as part of a three-day strike, after going for more than two years without a contract. The strike does not include doctors and nurses at the hospital. (Credit: CBS)

Workers At UIC Hospital Go On Three-Day Strike

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.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2012

Caterpillar Strike

Workers Go On Strike At Joliet Caterpillar Plant

Union workers have walked off the job at the Caterpillar plant in Joliet, after rejecting the company’s latest contract offer.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

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