U.S. Department Of Labor

Unemployment Line

Challenger: Job Market Is In Holding Pattern

The U.S. Department of Labor issues its key monthly jobs report for August Friday morning, but another report today suggests the job market is in something of a holding pattern.

WBBM Newsradio–09/06/2012

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Skokie Cleaning Business Must Pay $500K In Unpaid Wages, Damages To Workers

A Skokie-based cleaning service that misclassified employees as independent contractors, depriving them of minimum wage and overtime they had earned must pay $501,893.44 in back wages and liquidated damages for 75 workers a federal judge ordered this week.


Scales Of Justice

Labor Department: Elmhurst Firm Depleted Retirement Fund

The U.S. Department of Labor wants to know what happened to nearly $2 million allegedly missing from an Elmhurst company’s retirement plan.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

Trade was brisk Monday at grocery stores in anticipation of this week's snow storm. (CBS)

Food Prices Expected To Stay High

The price of food is up, according to the federal government, and economists do not see a decline anytime soon.

WBBM Newsradio–03/17/2011