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STL County Jail Employees Fear Layoffs to Privatize Medical Care

St. Louis County health workers are worried about losing their jobs if the county privatizes medical care at the jail.

08/05/2015

Patricia Ten Haaf, acting director of VA health care. (Credit: Kevin Killeen, KMOX)

Haaf Considers Permanent Stay at St. Louis VA

St. Louis is one of some 30 VA markets in search of a permanent medical director

08/04/2015

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TriWest Healthcare Plans to Hire 500 People in Kansas City

An Arizona-based health care services company for the military plans to open a service center in Kansas City and hire 500 employees.

07/31/2015

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 4: Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering while incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is yet to concede on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Rauner leads by over 170,000 votes with 98 percent reporting. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Rauner Vetoes Strike and Lockout Ban as Union OKs Extension

Even as Illinois and the union that represents most of its employees agreed to a short-term deal Wednesday to keep workers on the job through contract negotiations, Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed union-backed legislation that would have blocked strikes and lockouts.

07/29/2015

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Kansas City Leaders Approve Minimum Wage Boost

Kansas City’s minimum wage would rise to $13 an hour over about four and a half years under a newly approved ordinance.

07/17/2015

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Appeal Filed in State Employee Pay, Plans to Close Museum

Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office filed an emergency appeal Monday with the Illinois Supreme Court to settle dueling court orders about whether state employees can get paid during the budget impasse.

07/13/2015

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Judge Bars Full State Worker Pay Without Illinois Budget

Illinois won’t be allowed to pay state workers in full during an ongoing budget impasse.

07/07/2015

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Union Lawsuit Seek Full Pay Despite No Illinois Budget

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.

07/02/2015

Springfield, IL

Without a Budget, Providers Prepare, Officials Go to Court

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.

07/02/2015

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New Minimum Wage Proposal: Still $15 Per Hour, Longer Wait

City Alderman Shane Cohn has filed a substitute that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $8.25 immediately, which would match Illinois.

06/24/2015

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