Union Leaders

Unions, Retirees Slam Mayor's Plan To Cut Health Care SubsidyUnion leaders and retirees blasted Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday for saving $108.7 million by phasing out a city subsidy for retiree health care and using roughly the same amount of public money to build a new basketball arena near McCormick Place.
Mayor's Office, Labor Leaders Meet To Discuss Work Rule ChangesThe Emanuel administration and labor union leaders were back at the bargaining table on Monday, trying to work out a deal to avoid 625 threatened layoffs of city workers.
Emanuel Reveals Plan To Lay Off 625 City WorkersMayor Rahm Emanuel today said he plans to lay off 625 city workers as part of a plan to close a $10 million budget gap.