Unions representing Illinois state employees have filed a lawsuit demanding they will be paid in full and on time despite the lack of a 2016 fiscal year budget.
Illinois’ government weathered its second day without a state budget Thursday, and while legislative chambers were silent, service providers buckled up for a bumpy summer ride and state officials asked what bills could be paid if the impasse continues.
City Alderman Shane Cohn has filed a substitute that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $8.25 immediately, which would match Illinois.
The late fee for a business license in the city of St. Louis would triple under a plan being pushed by the city license collector.
Measure would establish $15-per-hour minimum wage by 2020.
Rauner says the budget lawmakers passed is short by four billion dollars.
One of downtown’s largest companies is planning major lay-offs.
Aleigha Woods filed the lawsuit last week in U.S. District Court in Peoria. She’s seeking class-action status to cover about 100 other dancers at Club Cabaret in Creve Coeur.
Bill before Congress seeks to block dumping of cheap steel and other foreign-made products into U.S. markets.
HOK-St. Louis among companies offering bike racks, showers for workers who bike to work.