An overhaul of the city of Chicago's Municipal Employees and Laborers pension funds is "unconstitutional and void," a Cook County Judge ruled Friday.
Cab Drivers United/AFSCME Council 31 is calling for safety-related taxi reforms in Chicago following the recent robberies of two local cab drivers.
Progress Illinois recaps two separate May Day demonstrations that took place Friday, including a protest by the "May Day Radical Coalition" and a rally at the Haymarket Memorial with workers and labor leaders.
A report from Auditor General William Holland's office finds overtime regulations have allegedly been violated by Illinois Department of Corrections prison guards.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has ordered state agencies to divert union share fees to a different account.
A federal appeals court in Chicago has sent a city pension case back to the state.
Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger is refusing to enact Gov. Bruce Rauner's executive order on union "fair share" fees, saying she needs court authorization to do so.
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed an executive order Monday allowing state employees to opt against paying "fair share" union fees as a stipulation of their employment.
Ahead of his State of the State address, Gov. Bruce Rauner is ramping up his anti-union rhetoric.