Elgin School District Notifies Teachers Of LayoffsThe school board has approved layoffs of 263 teachers, although most of them likely will be recalled next school year. More than 200 non-union support personnel also were receiving layoff notices.
CPS Laying Off 1,150 Teachers And Clerical StaffChicago Public Schools officials have sent layoff notices to 550 teachers and 600 clerical support staff, but said the teachers will be able to apply for other open jobs with the district for next school year.
Macy's To Lay Off 2,500 Workers Macy's department stores announced Wednesday that it will lay off 2,500 workers as the company plans to restructure its business.
Sandwich Shop Fires Its Employees -- By Email -- Right Before ChristmasThe move comes three weeks after Snarf’s employees went on strike for higher wages.
Alsip Factory Closing To Eliminate 480 JobsBerry Plastics said the layoffs, which will begin next month, are part of a cost-cutting initiative that will result in five plant closings.
Joliet Area Steel Plant Closing To Cost 110 JobsThe Gerdau steel plant, once owned by Sheffield Steel, originally started in the 1860s as a horseshoe factory. The plant produces steel “flats and squares” used by manufacturers, fabricators and cold finishers in their products.
Claypool: CTA Job Cuts To Save $13 Million A YearAbout a third of the jobs are going away because of the transition to the Ventra card system, which takes CTA out of the fare-collection business. Some will get the chance to reapply for 30 new jobs.
CPS Lays Off 200 Cafeteria WorkersSchool chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett said Friday's the layoffs will save the system about $4 million.
Teachers' Union Slams CPS For 'Devastating' Cuts, LayoffsA month before the new school year starts, protestors from the Chicago Teacher's Union were expressing outrage over budget cuts at the Chicago Public Schools, with a protest march through the Loop.
‘We Will Not Retreat,’ Teachers Union Rep Tells PUSHThe Rev. Jesse Jackson and a Chicago Teachers Union representative said on Saturday that work will be done to fight back against the recent layoffs of more than 2,100 Chicago Public Schools employees
Chicago Teacher Layoffs Generate Outrage, SadnessSchool administrators and Mayor Emanuel continued to blame budget problems and the unsettled pension crisis in Springfield for the job cuts.
CPS Set To Lay Off More Than 2,000 EmployeesThe layoffs include 1,036 teachers, of which 545 are tenured, and 1,077 non-teachers.
CTU Fears Chicago Could Follow Philadelphia's Lead With Teacher LayoffsChicago Teachers Union officials fear the city could soon follow Philadelphia’s steps and send out thousands of layoff notices. On Friday, the Philadelphia School District notified more than 3,000 employees of layoffs.
Fired Sun-Times Photographers Protest Outside NewspaperSun-Times photojournalists who were fired last week staged a protest rally – along with some of their family members, former colleagues and other supporters – outside the newspaper’s offices in the River North neighborhood on Thursday.
Teachers Union Fears Massive Layoffs Due To School Closings, Pension CostsWith 49 elementary schools set to close this summer, and the district facing an additional $412 million in pension costs, the Chicago Teachers Union estimated hundreds – if not thousands – of teachers could be laid off to reduce district spending.