Striking Acero teachers and the charter network’s executives still remain far apart on class-sizes and salary increases, leaders said Saturday.
The elder statesman of Chicago’s black community will be honored Saturday at the University of Chicago and Sunday at the South Shore Cultural Center.
Acero Charter Schools is asking the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board to stop the Chicago Teachers Union from continuing its strike.
Two truck drivers at O’Hare say the scheme violated their constitutional rights and cost them tens of thousands of dollars in annual overtime pay.
Barely over five feet tall, the dynamo who was Mary Harris Jones didn’t start organizing until her mid-50s. She always had a heart for Illinois.
The Laborers Benefits Association will offer, both a Medicare plan and a non-Medicare plan as well as a “Part B Waiver Plan.”
Acero charter school teachers approved a strike earlier in the week, bringing the potential of a work stoppage to 19 Chicago schools.
Union leaders held off on announcing a strike date ahead of a bargaining session scheduled for Friday.
Teachers at 15 Acero schools and four Chicago International Charter Schools will vote next week on a strike that could be the first of its kind.
The opera and musicians reached a multi-year labor agreement Saturday evening and voted Sunday to ratify the contract.
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Lyric musicians performed at the season premiere last weekend but are now on strike, protesting programming and orchestra reductions.
The Chicago Federation of Musicians says that planned cuts to the season will hurt the opera, but management says it is trying to ensure its survival.
Hyatt hotel workers agreed to a deal on Thursday to return to work, about a month after they joined 6,000 more employees in a strike.
Workers at 26 hotels across the city had been on strike since Sept. 7, but new contracts have since been ratified at most of those facilities.