Inducing Labor Avoids C-Section For Some Moms, Study FindsA large study of first-time moms finds that they are less likely to need a cesarean delivery if labor is induced at 39 weeks rather than waiting for it to start on its own.
Lawmaker, Advocates Denounce Illinois Temp Worker MistreatmentA state lawmaker and other advocates are speaking up for temporary workers in Illinois, who think employers take advantage of them.
Gov. Rauner To Give Budget Address As Stalemate ContinuesAfter eight months of operating without a budget, tomorrow Governor Rauner outlines his state spending plan for next year.
CTA Says It Will Hold The Line On Fares Next Year -- If Springfield Comes ThroughThat's a very big IF, WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.
Archbishop Takes Aim At 'Right-To-Work' LawsBlase Cupich's remarks were seen as a negation of the type of anti-union measure supported by Gov. Bruce Rauner, WBBM's Craig Dellimore reports.
Walter's Perspective: Mayor Risks Becoming Scrooge In O'Hare Labor ControversyCBS 2's Walter Jacobson sides with the paid help at O'Hare International Airport, who are being cast aside this holiday season to save a relative few bucks in the city budget.
Opinion: Michigan's Brain Dead GOPThe curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November's elections.
Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart WorkersAfter all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
CTA Reaches Deal With Largest UnionThe CTA struck a tentative cost-saving labor contract Monday with its largest union.
Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy TheoryThere is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama's birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
Woman In Labor Votes First, Then Heads To HospitalThe labor vote literally has been cast this morning in the south suburbs.
Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal PressThe newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.
Opinion: Obama Says He Is Bored With Debate Prep, Really He's Afraid To Defend His Failed RecordPreparing for this debate has got to be the most depressing thing Obama has ever done. He must be staring at facts and figures that he can hardly believe – and then realize he has to defend them come Wednesday night – with his biggest critic, Mitt Romney – and the nation – staring at him. It’s going to be terrible for Obama.
Opinion: Unlike Obama, Romney Has A Plan To Save Social SecurityUnlike Obama, Mitt Romney has been talking about his plan to save Social Security on the campaign trail in the recent past. Though it is getting little to no coverage in the national press, it should be getting the positive “buzz” it deserves.
Opinion: The NFL Is Ruining Its Own Brand With Cheap Replacement RefsWant to know what a company looks like when it fires all its experienced workers and hires on cheap replacements? Watch last night’s embarrassment of a game between Green Bay and Seattle. But this is about more than just a game. This is about a trend in our national economy where trained professionals are cast aside for inferior workers.