East St. Louis Teachers Continue to StrikeThe East St. Louis teachers strike will continue after Monday's meeting.
East STL Teachers Prepare to Strike Salary IssueEast St. Louis teachers will be on the picket line on Thursday striking over salary issues.
East St. Louis School District Teachers Ready to Walk Out ThursdayLocal 1220 union leaders say the teachers rejected a tentative contract agreement from the district Tuesday.
Rauner Wins Labor Fight; Illinois House Fails OverrideGov. Bruce Rauner won a victory over a Democratic majority Wednesday when the Illinois House failed to override his veto of legislation designed to prevent a strike or lockout if union contract negotiations break down.
East STL Teachers Ready to Strike If NecessaryA spokesperson for the teachers says a passed vote gave the union power to call for a strike if they feel necessary.
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.
Union Presses Measure to Prevent Strike, LockoutUnion-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.
Highland Teachers, District Resume NegotiationsThe 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.
Highland Teachers Strike for 5th School DayA teacher strike in southwestern Illinois' Highland School District continued for the fifth day Wednesday as union representatives negotiated with district officials.
Highland School District Teachers Go on StrikeTeachers in a southwestern Illinois' Highland School District went on strike Thursday, shutting down the schools as part of a labor dispute.
Fast Food Workers Call for Higher WagesFast food workers in 150 U.S. cities—and 33 other other countries—are staging another set of strikes today, calling for higher wages.
Metro Union Members Re-Elect Mike BreihanMembers of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 788 Thursday re-elected Mike Breihan to another three year term.

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