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Will County Courthouse (Credit: Village Of Frankfort Website)

Will County Board OKs Contract For County Workers

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.


Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Judge Orders Quinn To Honor Contract Raises

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 (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Angry Union Protest Prompts Quinn To Cut Short State Fair Rally

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.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

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

Wisconsin Union Protest

Chicago Protest Focuses On Wisconsin Union Fight

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.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2011

Palmer House Strike

Workers Picket Outside Palmer House Hilton

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.

WBBM Newsradio–12/16/2010

By Stephen Carrera for Northwestern Athletics

Harris: Wrigley Renovation Project Is On The Ticket Holder’s Backs

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?

670 The Score–11/16/2010