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  • City Council panel endorses police contract

    City Council panel endorses police contract
    A key Chicago City Council committee on Monday endorsed a new contract with more than 9,500 rank-and-file police officers, setting the stage for a full council vote Wednesday that will buy Mayor Rahm Emanuel some level of labor peace going into next year'...
  • Waukegan district, teachers come to terms after monthlong strike

     Waukegan district, teachers come to terms after monthlong strike
    Ending a strike that kept more than 16,000 students out of school for a month, Waukegan Teachers' Council members overwhelmingly approved a new contract late Thursday. Few details have been released on the terms of the three-year deal, which union...
  • U of C: No deal with nurses by Friday; union eyes strike vote

    U of C: No deal with nurses by Friday; union eyes strike vote
    University of Chicago Medicine on Wednesday evening said it will not reach a new labor agreement with its nurses by Friday, when its current contract expires. "This means that our nurses likely will be working without a contract after that date until...
  • Broward superintendent, teachers groups united on testing, evaluations

    Broward superintendent, teachers groups united on testing, evaluations
    Broward County schools hope to find solutions to address two major teacher complaints: evaluations and high school schedules. Superintendent Robert Runcie joined with Broward Teachers Union President to announce the formation of two new task forces....
  • Park Ridge officials mull Metra station house lease

    Park Ridge officials mull Metra station house lease
    Park Ridge's downtown Metra station house will stay open even if they city does not renew its lease with the Union Pacific Railroad, railroad officials say. "It's a 'possibility' they would close the depot if we don't sign," City Manager Shawn...
  • Waukegan teachers ratify tentative contract

    Waukegan teachers ratify tentative contract
    Waukegan school district officials and teachers union representative reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract shortly before midnight Wednesday. The teachers union members ratified the tentative deal Thursday afternoon with 86 percent of...
  • No progress in talks over Russian gas supplies to Ukraine

    No progress in talks over Russian gas supplies to Ukraine
    As temperatures have dropped below freezing in Ukraine and relations with Russia have come under new strains, energy officials from the two former Soviet republics met late into the night Wednesday in a last-ditch attempt to negotiate a resumption of...
  • Powerful L.A. labor boss Maria Elena Durazo leaving county union group

    Powerful L.A. labor boss Maria Elena Durazo leaving county union group
    Maria Elena Durazo, a major force in political and worker issues as head the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, is leaving that post for a national union position in which she will focus on national immigration reform. Durazo is shifting from the...
  • The legacy of County Fed leader Maria Elena Durazo

    The legacy of County Fed leader Maria Elena Durazo
    Like her or loathe her, there can be little doubt that Maria Elena Durazo has become one of the most powerful figures in Los Angeles politics and that she has lifted the plight of low-wage workers into the public consciousness. Durazo announced...
  • More contract fighting in Saucon Valley but no deal

    More contract fighting in Saucon Valley but no deal
    There was finger-pointing, yelling, accusations — even a fight about a Power Point presentation. And at the end of Tuesday night's Saucon Valley School Board meeting, both sides left clearly upset and nowhere close to ending the three-year contract...
  • U. of I. nurses OK labor contract

    University of Illinois Hospital nurses overwhelmingly ratified a three-year labor contract, the union announced on Wednesday. Under the new contract, which covers more than 1,000 nurses represented by the Illinois Nurses Association, nurses will...