The employees will receive a 4.5 percent cost-of-living raise phased in over the next two years and pay more of their health insurance premiums.
A Cook County judge has ruled that Gov. Pat Quinn must pay the 2011 wage increases promised in a contract with most state workers.
Gov. Pat Quinn received anything but a warm welcome at the Illinois State Fair on Wednesday, when a huge crowd of union protesters booed the governor as he took the stage.
Union workers have walked off the job at the Caterpillar plant in Joliet, after rejecting the company’s latest contract offer.
Hundreds of men and women gathered at the Thompson Center on Saturday as a show of solidarity in protest of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to strip unionized state employees of most of their collective bargaining rights.
Union workers at the historic Palmer House Hilton have been without a contract for more than a year and, this morning, they walked out on strike for a day.
Tom Ricketts and the Chicago Cubs would like to renovate Wrigley Field, but how will they get the money to make this park more suitable for the players and fans for years to come?