Hundreds Of Cook County Workers Stage One-Day Strike, Demanding Pandemic PayThe Cook County Health workers, Sheriff's office civilian employees, and Cook County Clerk's office workers represented by SEIU Local 73 walked off the job at 6 a.m., accusing the county of walking out on negotiations.
Chicago Crossing Guards, Now Inactive With No In-Person School, Worry They May Lose Health InsuranceIn a potential pandemic casualty, hundreds of Chicago crossing guards fear they may lose their health insurance in just a few weeks.
Chicago Teachers Union Seeks Formal Mediation In Dispute With CPS Over In-Person Learning Plans“Seventy-two percent of parents in that poll said that community spread of the virus has to be under control before we return to in-person schooling,” CTU President Jesse Sharkey said.
Nurses At University Of Illinois Hospital Reach Tentative 4-Year Contract Agreement, Following 7-Day StrikeThe union said the deal with UI Health includes wage increases, a commitment to hire at least 160 more full-time nurses, and several measures to protect them during the pandemic.
City Announces Tentative Agreement With SEIU Local 73, Representing 7,500 CPS Support Staff -- But Teachers' Strike ContinuesThe union representing some Chicago Public Schools support staff has come to a tentative agreement with the city – but that has no effect on the teachers’ strike.
Chicago Park District Reaches 'Historic' Contract Agreement With CityThe Chicago Park District has reached a a contact agreement with the city, officials announced Wednesday.
Chicago Park District Has Reached Deal With 24 Of 25 Unions; Remaining Union Has Served Strike NoticeThe Chicago Park District announced Wednesday that has reached an agreement with all but one of the unions that represents its workers.
CPS Staff, Park District Staff Deliver Strike Notices TuesdayStaff members from Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Park District hand-delivered strike notices to Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office at City Hall Tuesday.
Chicago Library Janitors Laid OffThe city told them in May it was privatizing their jobs, but the workers say they were hoping to keep working.
Oak Park Employees Picket As Managers Fill InThree dozen SEIU Local 73 union members picketed outside the Oak Park village hall in sweltering 90-plus degree heat Saturday, protesting what they say is inequity and unfairness in the village’s wage structure.
Workers At UIC Hospital Go On Three-Day StrikeHundreds of employees at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center have begun a three-day strike, demanding a contract after unionizing more than two years ago.
Labor Unrest Growing Under Emanuel AdministrationMayor Rahm Emanuel is facing a growing tide of discontent from the city’s labor unions. Fired workers, rejected contract-compromises, and unanswered cost-saving ideas all have begun generating protests aimed at City Hall.