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East STL Teachers Ready to Strike If Necessary

A spokesperson for the teachers says a passed vote gave the union power to call for a strike if they feel necessary.

08/26/2015

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: ‘No lockout’ of State Workers, But Strike Possible

Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday that he won’t lock out state workers if his administration and the largest public-employee union can’t agree on a new contract, but both sides acknowledged that they are nowhere near a deal.

08/05/2015

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Union Presses Measure to Prevent Strike, Lockout

Union-friendly Illinois Democrats say Gov. Bruce Rauner has so poisoned contract negotiations with state workers that they pushed legislation Thursday that would prohibit either a strike or the Republican governor locking workers out.

05/28/2015

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Highland Teachers, District Resume Negotiations

The Highland teachers union and school board were set to meet Thursday to hammer out a three-year contract agreement that could end an ongoing teacher strike.

09/18/2014

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Highland Teachers Strike for 5th School Day

A teacher strike in southwestern Illinois’ Highland School District continued for the fifth day Wednesday as union representatives negotiated with district officials.

09/17/2014

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Highland School District Teachers Go on Strike

Teachers in a southwestern Illinois’ Highland School District went on strike Thursday, shutting down the schools as part of a labor dispute.

09/11/2014

Fast food workers stage a strike outside the McDonalds on Tucker in May 2014. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

Fast Food Workers Call for Higher Wages

Fast food workers in 150 U.S. cities—and 33 other other countries—are staging another set of strikes today, calling for higher wages.

05/15/2014

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Metro Union Members Re-Elect Mike Breihan

Members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 788 Thursday re-elected Mike Breihan to another three year term.

12/20/2013

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Classes Resume After Mount Olive Teachers’ Strike Ends

Mount Olive’s school board and the teachers’ union met for five hours Saturday and announced the agreement.

12/16/2013

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Teachers In Mount Olive Go On Strike

Teachers went on strike Monday morning in Mount Olive School District No. 5 in Macoupin County. The town is 50 miles south of Springfield.

12/09/2013

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