| Feb 27, 2015
| 1:21 PM
Chicago labor and community groups are calling on mayoral candidates to support an ordinance that would allow workers to earn five to nine days of paid sick leave.
Nearly 82 percent of Chicago voters Tuesday supported paid leave in a nonbinding...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Chicago City Council is poised to pass a minimum wage hike before the week's out, but not before aldermen roll up their sleeves and weigh competing ordinances during a committee hearing Monday afternoon.
On Tuesday the full council will convene - for a...
| Nov 8, 2011
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made it easier for the public to see who pays City Hall lobbyists, how much every city worker earns and where crime waves have rippled through Chicago neighborhoods.
It's Emanuel's way of keeping his promise to create "the most...
| May 13, 2012
| 11:58 AM
The small stack of index cards tucked into Rahm Emanuel's suit jacket pocket are emblazoned with the mayoral seal and covered with blue ink.
Revised every other day, the tasks on the most high-powered to-do list in Chicago track with the mayor's six...