McDonald's Workers Detail Burns, Job HazardsMcDonald's workers in 19 cities have filed complaints over burns from popping grease, a lack of protective equipment and other workplace hazards, according to labor organizers.
House Panel OKs Measure Requiring Workplace Protections For Pregnant WomenA proposal in Springfield aims to protect pregnant women in Illinois against workplace discrimination.
Aldermen Seek Mandatory Sick Time For All Chicago WorkersA proposed ordinance backed by most of the City Council would require employers in the city to provide paid sick leave for most of their workers.
Revamped Hostess Cranking Out Twinkies, With Reduced Work ForceThe 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.
O'Hare, Airline Employees To Get Free Rides On Blue Line For NowAs many as 3,000 airline employees and other workers at O'Hare International Airport will be able to board the CTA Blue Line free at the airport through July 12, as the transit agency scrambles to provide them with special fare cards.
Mayor Seeks To Require City Contractors To Hire Neighborhood WorkersMayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed an ordinance to require contractors hire neighborhood residents for many construction projects funded by the city.
New Survey Breaks Down Workers' Coffee HabitsA new survey lists the professions of people who say they need coffee the most to get them going in the morning.
Isaac Cleanup Provides Jobs For Chicago ResidentsRecovery efforts for Hurricane Isaac on the Gulf Coast have created some job opportunities for residents of Chicagoland.
Report: Caterpillar Reaches Tentative Agreement With Striking WorkersPeoria-based Caterpillar Inc. has reportedly reached a tentative agreement with machinists at its Joliet plant, who have been on strike for more than three months.
City Deal With Streets & Sanitation Workers Could Save $30MMayor Rahm Emanuel is celebrating an agreement with streets and sanitation workers that could save the city $30 million, and help provide faster response time for tree-trimming requests, rodent control, and graffiti removal.
Workers At Window Factory Win Reprieve From LayoffsWorkers are going to have to start working like managers, now that they have won a 90-day reprieve for their jobs at a window plant on Goose Island.
Rolf's Bakery Workers: We Were Left Out In The ColdMore than 100 people who worked at Rolf's Patisserie are suing the owners of the Lincolnwood bakery following its abrupt closure last month.
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