The South Side encampment was named after 19th Century Illinois politician Steven Douglas and was one of the most important Union camps during the Civil War. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.
(CBS) — As several hundred protesters chanted outside an Elgin restaurant Friday, Gov. Bruce Rauner told supporters inside that he is ready to do battle with Illinois’ public employee unions. Rauner said he is not […]
It would be a bitter turn in labor negotiations that have been stalled since December. The village says it doesn’t have the money to meet the union’s demands. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Northwestern football seeking to unionize is the right move.
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.