Office Depot, Alibaba Opening Online StoreThe two companies announced the agreement as part of a broader array of services they are providing to small business. Over time, the companies intend to help U.S. small businesses sell their products to buyers around the world through Alibaba.com.
Nursing Home Workers Plan To Strike If An Agreement Is Not Made Over Wages, StaffingFive-thousand workers are planning to strike next week at 57 Chicago-area nursing homes over wages and staffing if there is not an agreement with the owners by May 4th.
Woman Settles $105,000 Parking Ticket CaseAn unemployed single mother reportedly has reached a settlement agreement with the city, after she was issued more than $105,000 worth of parking tickets.
Emanuel Proposes Big Hikes In City Fees For River Tour BoatsThe decade-long agreement that Emanuel introduced at Wednesday’s City Council meeting includes dramatically higher fees expected to generate $42.5 million over the life of the contract.
City, Bartender Reach Agreement On Abbate Beating, Ask Judge To Vacate VerdictThe city of Chicago and a female bartender beaten by a Chicago cop five years ago are asking a federal judge to set aside the judgment in the lawsuit stemming from the videotaped bar beating.
Archdiocese Seeking Agreement For Priest Who Doesn't Want To LeaveThe Chicago Archdiocese says it looking for a respectful agreement for an 80-year-old priest who is resisting attempts to get him to move from his South Side parish.
CPS, Teachers Reach 'Win-Win' Deal To Hire 477 New Teachers For Longer DayTeachers and the Chicago Public Schools have reached an agreement on a longer school day, eliminating a major roadblock toward a contract.
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.
CPS, Union Reach Temporary Deal On Longer School DayThe Emanuel administration and the Chicago Teachers Union are calling a ceasefire in their continuing skirmishes over a longer school day for the Chicago Public Schools.
Strike Threat Averted At Lyric OperaThe Lyric Opera has reached an agreement with the union representing its performers, thus averting the threat of a strike that could have delayed the season.
Arkush: Owners Have Zero Regard For PlayersThe tentative agreement ratified only by NFL owners is “infuriating and insulting” to the players who remain locked out, says Pro Football Weekly and 670-The Score’s Hub Arkush.
Agreement Saves Illinois Construction Projects From ShutdownThe bulldozers and jackhammers will keep moving on Illinois roadways, thanks to an eleventh-hour agreement that averted a shutdown.