Workforce Development And Audit Committee

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City Council Panel Rejects Rauner’s “Right To Work Zones” Plan

Chicago aldermen and labor leaders have answered a resounding no to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plans to create so-called “right to work” zones in communities throughout the state.

04/28/2015

City Hall

City Council To Vote On Hiking Chicago’s Minimum Wage

The City Council Committee on Workforce Development on Monday backed the mayor’s plan to raise the minimum wage in Chicago to $13 an hour by 2019, and sent the measure to the full City Council for a vote on Tuesday.

12/01/2014

Ald. Patrick O'Connor

Ald. Pat O’Connor’s Star Rising In City Council

Ald. Patrick O’Connor (40th), who is close to new Mayor Rahm Emanuel, will be a key player as the City Council reorganization moves forward.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011