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  • Dan Haar: Union Guarantees Still Up In Air For Hartford's Downtown North Project

    Dan Haar: Union Guarantees Still Up In Air For Hartford's Downtown North Project
    One of the most important questions about the $350 million Hartford Downtown North project — how much of the construction work will be guaranteed for union labor — remains up in the air as the city council prepares to hand Mayor Pedro...
  • Waukegan teacher talks: Sides move closer but deal still elusive

    Waukegan teacher talks: Sides move closer but deal still elusive
    After 14 hours of negotiating Sunday, talks between Waukegan School District 60 and the local teachers union ended without resolving salary issues. No time has yet been scheduled to continue negotiations. "The issue is that the union president and her...
  • Progress reported in Waukegan teachers strike

    Though teacher contract talks in Waukegan broke late Friday without resolution, both sides reported progress toward ending a strike that has lasted for seven school days. The Waukegan Teachers' Council and School District 60 reached tentative...
  • 'Shahs of Sunset' Editors End Strike Against Ryan Seacrest, Bravo Media

    Post-production editors on Bravo's "Shahs of Sunset" have reached a deal with Bravo Media and Ryan Seacrest Prods., ending a month-long strike. The deal was made by negotiators for Local 700 of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees....
  • LAPD deployed 'ghost cars' to meet staffing standards, report finds

    LAPD deployed 'ghost cars' to meet staffing standards, report finds
    Los Angeles police deliberately falsified records to make it appear that officers were patrolling city streets when they were not, an investigation by the LAPD's independent watchdog has found. The deception occurred in at least five of the department's...
  • Postal workers union official cleared of charges after arrest at post office

    Postal workers union official cleared of charges after arrest at post office
    The vice president of a Chicago-area postal workers union was cleared Friday of misdemeanor trespassing and resisting arrest when a Cook County judge found that he committed no crime when he visited a Norridge post office. Supervisors at the post office...
  • Lewis' mystery ailment clouds outlook for Emanuel opponents

    Lewis' mystery ailment clouds outlook for Emanuel opponents
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis' illness is serious enough for her to temporarily relinquish leadership of the union, officials said Thursday, but a lack of details on her condition makes it difficult to determine if her health will derail...
  • Memo to Karen Lewis: Until we tussle again ...

    Memo to Karen Lewis: Until we tussle again ...
    Dear Karen Lewis, Just between you and us: Remember your last visit with the Tribune Editorial Board, on May 7? You were full of pepper and vinegar. You said that "on a scale of 1 to 10," your Chicago Teachers Union would deliver a "15" effort to...
  • Progress reported in Waukegan teacher strike but schools still shut

    Progress reported in Waukegan teacher strike but schools still shut
    There are still no classes for 17,000 Waukegan students Friday as the teachers union and School District 60 continue negotiations and the strike enters its seventh day. After what union officials describe as a "contentious afternoon" Thursday, both...
  • Correction Officer Stabbed In Neck At Cheshire

    Correction Officer Stabbed In Neck At Cheshire
    CHESHIRE — An officer at the Cheshire Correctional Institution was stabbed in the neck Thursday morning by an inmate and the prison was locked down, according to union and correction officials. The officer, a 13-year veteran whose name was not...
  • Union: CTU president has 'serious illness'

    Union: CTU president has 'serious illness'
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis underwent surgery on Wednesday and “has a serious illness,” said union Vice President Jesse Sharkey, who at a news conference Thursday offered no further details on Lewis’ health. Sharkey said...