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  • 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...
  • Hinsdale high school district stops investigating teachers who 'liked' Facebook post

    Hinsdale high school district stops investigating teachers who 'liked' Facebook post
    The investigation into 17 suburban teachers who liked a Facebook post featuring a photo of an ax lodged in a car windshield has been canceled, a school official said Tuesday. Hinsdale Township High School District 86 administrators canceled the probe...
  • Hinsdale District 86 to vote on teacher union contract

    Hinsdale District 86 to vote on teacher union contract
    The Hinsdale High School Township District 86 board is scheduled to vote on a proposed contract for teachers at its next meeting — assuming that teachers this week vote in favor of the deal announced late Thursday. The board meeting is scheduled...
  • SAG-AFTRA and producers reach deal on a new animation contract

    SAG-AFTRA and producers reach deal on a new animation contract
    SAG-AFTRA, the union representing Hollywood actors and other performers, has struck a deal with the major studios on new contracts covering animated production. After four days of negotiations, SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television...
  • Plainfield teachers take case to school board after rejecting contract

    Plainfield teachers take case to school board after rejecting contract
    Less than a week after rejecting a proposed contract, Plainfield teachers Monday packed a school board meeting and asked district officials for better pay and to address workload concerns. On Oct. 22, 60 percent of the teachers union membership voted...
  • Plainfield teachers reject three-year contract

    Plainfield teachers reject three-year contract
    Despite the backing of union leaders, Plainfield teachers Wednesday voted down a three-year contract agreement. With 60 percent of the union's members voting to reject the proposed contract, union leaders must meet to determine what their next step is....
  • Federal mediator joins Plainfield bargaining session again

    Federal mediator joins Plainfield bargaining session again
    Plainfield teachers union representatives and school officials will meet again Oct. 7 with a federal mediator in hopes of reaching a contract agreement. Contract talks began last November and teachers began working without a contract at the start of the...
  • Plainfield teachers voice concerns about contract negotiations

    Plainfield teachers voice concerns about contract negotiations
    Teachers in Plainfield picketed before Monday's school board meeting to show their unity in getting a new contract that would address their concerns about workload, pay and retirement benefits. More than 1,800 members of the Association of Plainfield...
  • Plainfield teachers, officials reach tentative contract deal

    Plainfield teachers, officials reach tentative contract deal
    Plainfield teachers and school administrators early Tuesday reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract covering the 1,833 employees represented by the Association of Plainfield Teachers union. Plainfield School District 202 officials...
  • Federal mediator still at Plainfield School District bargaining table

    Federal mediator still at Plainfield School District bargaining table
    Plainfield school district and teacher's union representatives will head to the bargaining table again Wednesday with a federal mediator in hopes of settling contract negotiations. Both sides began meeting with a federal mediator late last month....
  • Downers Grove inks three-year deal with firefighters

    Downers Grove inks three-year deal with firefighters
    Downers Grove's firefighters are set to receive salary bumps in each of the next three years, according to the terms of a new contract. Village council members voted 5-1 on Aug. 5 to approve the agreement, which stipulates base salary raises of 3...
  • Downers Grove high school workers will get pay raises

     Downers Grove high school workers will get pay raises
    Nurses, teacher's aides and other Downers Grove high school staff members will get pay bumps for the next three years under a new contract finalized with the district. The Community High School District 99 school board unanimously approved the agreement...