Contract Negotiations Resume Amid Prospect Heights Teachers StrikeThe two sides will be back at the table only hours after rejecting a four-year proposal that the board characterized as its “best and final” offer.
Rauner "Not Familiar" With Senate Republicans' Letter To IranIt’s been one of the biggest national stories of the week, but Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday said he’s “not familiar” with a letter 47 Republican U.S. senators sent to the leaders of Iran, amid the Obama administration’s efforts to negotiate a nuclear deal.
Durbin: GOP Letter To Iran "A New Low" That Undermines Nuclear NegotiationsThe White House and top Democrats in Congress have accused a coalition of 47 Republican senators of attempting to undermine President Barack Obama’s efforts to negotiate an end to Iran’s nuclear program.
State Intervenes In Waukegan Teachers StrikeThe chairman of the state's board of education says he'll stay with negotiators until a new contract is hammered out.
Waukegan School Board Adjourns Meeting Amid Parent AngerSchool officials say the audience would not come to order, making an open discussion impossible.
Negotiators In Waukegan Teachers Strike Won't Resume Talking Until MondayNegotiators will take the weekend off in the strike by teachers in Waukegan District 60, and Monday classes have been cancelled.
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.
No School Friday For Waukegan School District Where Teachers Are StrikingLabor negotiations resumed Thursday night following an angry exchange of accusations in the six-day-old strike by teachers in Waukegan District 60 schools.
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Lawmaker: Pension Reform Talks 'Very Delicate,' But Making ProgressA leading state lawmaker said a bipartisan pension reform committee has been making progress toward a deal, though not as quickly as they'd like.
Madigan Enlists Nekritz To Negotiate With Cullerton On PensionsIllinois House Speaker Michael Madigan might not be in touch with Gov. Pat Quinn, but there might be some behind-the-scenes work ahead to resolve the state’s pension reform impasse before a special session of the General Assembly on June 19.
Jackson Jr. Avoiding Spotlight By Staying In MinnesotaA day after Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. left his second stint at the Mayo Clinic, a source close to the Jackson family said the congressman was still in Rochester, Minn., in an effort to avoid the spotlight.
Geneva Teachers Reach Deal, Avoid Strike Teachers and school board members of Geneva Unit School District 304 negotiated into the night Sunday in hopes of avoiding a strike in the far west suburban system.
Jackson Family Not Talking About Jesse Jr.'s Tentative Plea DealThere has been no official response from the Jackson family to the exclusive CBS 2 report that Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has been negotiating a plea deal with federal prosecutors that would lead to his resignation for health reasons and likely jail time. Reactions among his constituents on Saturday were mixed.