A five-alarm barn fire that has been burning since Tuesday evening in northwest suburban Union is under control early Wednesday, although it could take up to two days for crews to completely extinguish it.
A union official on Thursday showed reporters a photograph of a Ventra card that worked –- despite having a negative balance of $272.50.
The cream-filled sponge cakes are back in a big way after Hostess filed for bankruptcy amid a labor dispute with its workers. CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez reports.
At most charters, teachers are non-union. Now, labor is making a push to unionize teachers at one of Chicago’s biggest charter networks, reports CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley.
The workers who take care of the sewer system for more than 100,000 people in Chicago Heights, Homewood, Steger and Crete are on strike.
Union supporters took to the streets today to demand an increase in the state’s minimum wage.
The SEIU wants Lisa Madigan to investigate potential mob ties to United Maintenance.
The flagship Hostess product, the Twinkie, was invented by Schiller Park bakery manager James Dewar in 1930 under a precursor company, Continental Baking Co.
At least seven states have filed petitions asking to secede from the union–enough to require a response from the White House, anyway.
The battle goes on over Gov. Quinn’s plan to close seven correctional facilities as a money saying measure
Comcast employees in one southwest suburb say they want better working conditions under the national cable giant. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley presents an Original Report.
Unionized state workers upset over state cutbacks tried to disrupt the governor today at the ground-breaking for a project preparing for high-speed rail in Joliet.
If a deal is not hammered out, teachers could walk off the job as soon as Sept. 10.
The Emanuel administration has reached a four-year labor agreement with the unions representing some 2,100 public safety workers
Upset with contract talks, the Chicago Teachers Union says it’s planning a big rally to show unity.
The former president of the Chicago police sergeants’ union has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $1 million in union dues to pay for a lavish lifestyle, including a house in the Edgebrook neighborhood.
About 50 workers began staging an occupation Thursday inside Serious Materials, which took over the Republic Windows and Doors factory in early 2009.
A north suburban school district is facing a possible teacher strike.
The nurses’ union at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center has rejected the hospital’s last and final contract offer, and has voted to authorize a strike.
The CTA employee’s union says management is skewing statistics when it comes to sick days that workers take. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.