| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:09 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:12 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:38 PM
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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 11:15 AM
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...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:46 PM
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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 4:46 PM
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....
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:26 PM
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...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:59 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 1:44 PM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:18 AM
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....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:37 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:21 PM
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...