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  • How hard should it be to form a union?

     
    A new front in the battle over union power opens this week in the House of Representatives, when lawmakers debate the ability of labor unions to organize railway and airline workers. And though some recent GOP efforts to rein in......
  • Bryan Cranston cast as villain in 'Total Recall' reboot

     
    Bryan Cranston, the Emmy-winning chemistry teacher of "Breaking Bad," has been cast as a villain in the remake of Len Wesman's "Total Recall" along with Colin Farrell....
  • Chicago's inspector general calls out 'loafing,' 'unnecessary' truck drivers

     
    Our Hal Dardick is on the story. Nearly $18 million could be saved by getting rid of 200 City of Chicago truck drivers who spend parts of their work day loafing or even sleeping , according to a report by......
  • Notter announces he'll step down as Broward school superintendent in June

     
    BREAKING: Broward schools superintendent Jim Notter dropped a bombshell at the end of a long school board budget workshop on Tuesday: He's quitting at the end of the school year in June. Notter and the Broward School Board have been......
  • Pick the Worst

     
    Let’s see if I can get blog readers engaged in matters of government and other public affairs today rather than movies and grocery stores. These are tough days for Pennsylvania school districts, including those based in the three cities in......
  • James Franco options Steve Erickson's 'Zeroville'

     
    James Franco has optioned Steve Erickson's film-focused novel, Zeroville....
  • City, unions make it cushy for dozing truck drivers

     
    Don’t be fooled by the dry title. “Review of the Efficiency of the Job Duties of Motor Truck Drivers,” a report released Wednesday by Chicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson, is as sensational and infuriating as any TV-news “...
  • Justin Timberlake and Olivia Wilde share 'cozy' night out

     
    Justin Timberlake and Olivia Wilde are enjoying their new status as singles -- together. The sexy pair rolled out to the Roxbury on Saturday, seated together in the VIP section of the Hollywood venue. Both rocking casual jeans and T-shirts......
  • Aldermanic races, then and now

     
    Then -- from Emanuel, Burke, big labor pour money into runoffs (April 1) Now -- from Stone, Lyle lose as Chicago City Council gets makeover (current) Then: Ald. Freddrenna Lyle, who has represented the South Side's 6th Ward for 13......
  • SAG and AFTRA inch closer to merger

     
    The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Radio and Television Artists are moving closer to a merger. The two unions met in New York earlier this week to discuss a marriage, approving resolutions to create a draft mission......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Mandate Relief Bills Clear Committee.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. A package of bills designed to free school districts from onerous state mandates like School desk requirements that all students have pencils and go to school on days that end in "Y" cleared a critical Senate...
  • Poll: Was Maine's governor right to remove the 'pro-labor' mural?

     
    Controversial Maine mural removed by Gov. Paul LePage continues to stoke public debate...