Illinois Joins Multi-State Lawsuit over new food stamp rulesIllinois could be among the hardest-hit states. State officials say there are over 140,000 people statewide in the affected category.
Google To Require Benefits, Minimum Wage For ContractorsContract workforces are common in the tech industry and often get paid less and have fewer perks than full-time employees working for tech giants.
Chicago Symphony Musicians Continue Strike Over Wages, PensionThey march from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.Symphony officials have canceled 17 concerts through Monday.
On Strike: Chicago Symphony Orchestra MusiciansBeginning at 8:00 Monday morning, picket lines will form across "all the doors of Orchestra Hall" through 8:00 p.m. every day until a contract is reached.
Judge: Firefighter's Family Should Get Full Death PensionTwo medical experts found Kevin Hauber's death was likely related to his job, which involves repeated exposure to toxic smoke and carcinogens.
Popular Job Perk: Helping To Pay Off Student Loan DebtIt makes companies helping with student loans more attractive to potential employees.
Chicago Residents Have Noise Complaints As Hotel Workers Strike Enters Day 7The downtown hotel workers’ protest stretched into a 7th day with a march down Michigan Avenue, but residents living close to the 25 hotels are wondering when it will end.
Chicago Window Washers On Strike For 9th DayChicago’s window washers are on strike for increased wages and benefits. They have been on strike for nine days.
2 Investigators: VA Tells Live Claimant He's DeadThe problem is, veteran Karl Moess is very much alive, CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
Report: Firefighters, Paramedics Have Collected Over $27M In Tax-Free DisabilityAbuse of disability benefits by Chicago Police officers hit the headlines over the weekend, and now, a published report says the firefighters have run up a big tab for the city too.
CPS Teachers Want Pay Hikes, More BenefitsMarking the start of what is expected to be contentious contract negotiations, the Chicago Teachers Union made its first round of demands to the Chicago Board of Education.
Mom Fights For Benefits For Missing Son's Young DaughterFive years now after the disappearance of a 26-year-old DeKalb County man – and almost two years since a court declared him dead – his mother says she is fighting to keep Social Security death benefits for her son’s young daughter.
Prosecutors: State Caseworker Sought Sex From ClientsAn Illinois state employee is being held on $70,000 bond, on charges that he solicited sex from the people he was supposed to be helping.
Protesters: United Not Doing Enough To Get Benefits From CityA couple dozen protesters stood outside United Airlines' Chicago offices on Sunday to demand that United do more for the city.
Group Says Ill. State Workers Paid More Than Private Sector PeersA free market think tank says pay for Illinois state workers has far outpaced private sector pay over the last 15 years and should be reduced as part of any serious efforts to balance the budget.