Officials Discuss How To Keep Chicago Conventions CompetitiveGov. Pat Quinn, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other elected leaders met Tuesday to talk about ways to make shows at McCormick Place less costly in the face of recent court rulings.
Mayor Sends Letters To City Workers, Explaining Proposed LayoffsMayor Rahm Emanuel has begun officially notifying employees that he soon will begin laying off hundreds of city workers if their unions don't agree to $10 million worth of changes in their work rules.
Emanuel Reveals Plan To Lay Off 625 City WorkersMayor Rahm Emanuel today said he plans to lay off 625 city workers as part of a plan to close a $10 million budget gap.
Mayor Dodges Question About City Work Rules For Changing Light BulbsA recent CBS 2 investigation found it was taking three city workers to change a light bulb – with one of those workers sitting down in a chair the whole time. So, 2 Investigator Pam Zekman asked Mayor Rahm Emanuel how many city workers does he think it should take to change a light bulb?
How Many City Workers Does It Take To Change A Light Bulb?How many city workers does it take to change a light bulb? Sounds like a joke right? But it's not funny when it’s our tax dollars being wasted.
Mayor Presents Proposed Work Rule ChangesMayor Rahm Emanuel is turning up the heat on organized labor by disclosing some of the work-rule changes he is asking union leaders to accept in order to save the jobs of 625 city employees.
Convention Returning To McCormick PlaceA report indicates the cost-saving reforms recently instituted at McCormick Place are having the desired effect.