Mayor, Firefighters' Union Sign New Contract, With $95 Million In Back Pay, But Next Round Of Negotiations Only Six Months OffRank-and-file firefighters’ previous contract with the city expired in 2017, so the new deal lasts only through next June, and negotiations on the next contract will begin in March.
Pay What You Owe Workers Or You're Out, City Tells Airport Food CompanyPay what’s owed or you’re out – that is the city’s ultimatum to a company that officials say is not paying some of its employees what they’re owed.
Court Rules AFSCME Not Owed Pay Raises Without AppropriationThe Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that former Gov. Pat Quinn was correct in 2011 when he denied state workers promised pay raises because lawmakers had not appropriated the money.
State: Cook County Owes More Than $500,000 To Canine OfficersThe Illinois Department of Labor claims Cook County owes its canine officers more than $500,000 worth of back pay.
Temp Agency Workers: We Were Cheated Out Of PayDozens of workers for a temporary staffing company in the southwest suburbs, say they've been cheated out of pay they earned.
Alsip Plant Workers Haven't Been Paid In WeeksBroke employees at Consumer Product Services threaten to stage a sit-in if they don't receive their checks Friday.