Teamsters: 260,000 UPS Workers Ready To Strike For Better ContractThe tally released by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Tuesday night had 93 percent of UPS members endorsing the authorization.
St. Joseph Nurses May Strike If Contract Negotiations Are Not SettledNurses could be going on strike in less than two weeks at St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.
Chicago Teachers Approve New Contract With Public SchoolsThe Chicago Teachers Union has approved a contact its leaders negotiated with the Chicago Public Schools.
Chicago School Watchdog On Federal Indictment: Told You SoWendy Katten is hoping the indictment of Barbara Bryd-Bennett prompts school board members to listen to parents when they raise concerns about an issue.
Testing, Evaluations Focus Of Negotiations Between CPS, TeachersThe Chicago Public Schools and its teachers face two deadlines on Tuesday: their three-year contract expires at midnight, and a $634 million pension payment is due by the end of the day.
CPS Won't Offer 1-Year Extension To Teachers’ ContractThursday, April 30, was the last day the cash-strapped and shaken school district could offer the extension permitted in the teachers’ current contract
Chicago Schools Chief May Be Due Another $250,000Barbara Byrd-Bennett's contract would have expired June 30, but she exercised an option to extend her contract for another year. Now, she's taking leave while the feds investigate CPS.
Waukegan Schools Won't Open Immediately, Even If Teachers Strike Ends: OfficialsThe first stumbling block is food. Federal law requires the district to have milk on hand for all 17,000 students, along with nutritious food.
City Of Chicago, Police Reach Tentative ContractThe new contract, which requires ratification by officers, reportedly includes an 11 percent pay raise over five years.
Bears Sign Return Specialist Darius Reynaud, CB Peyton ThompsonChicago also waived long snapper Chad Rempel and punter Tress Way.
Bears Part Ways With DL Idonije, QB JohnsonThe Chicago Bears active roster currently sits at 88 players.
NIU Extends Contract Of Football Coach Rod CareyNIU made the announcement Friday and said Rod Carey’s salary will be increased for 2014.