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.
Unemployment Bill Could End in Legal Battle Between Nixon, The SenateNixon believed his veto of a bill to cut employment benefits passed last spring because the Senate did not vote.
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.
Police Union: Circuit Attorney's Investigation Undermines PoliceJennifer Joyce disagreed with claims that she doesn't support local police and says she stands with anyone who wants to help witnesses come forward.
Local Steelworkers to Rally for 'Fair' Contract"We're just not engaged in meaningful negotiation," Dowling says. "And the clock is ticking."
Rauner on Union-Strike Veto: 'Let Me Do My Job'Imploring them to "let me do my job,'' Gov. Bruce Rauner asked Illinois lawmakers Tuesday not to undo his veto of a measure authorizing an unelected arbitrator to decide a potential labor-negotiation stalemate.
3 Hurt After St. Louis Police ChaseDetails about the injuries were not immediately available, and police have not said what prompted the chase.
Slay Nominates 7 Candidates for City's First Civilian Oversight BoardThe board is includes four black members and has four women and three men.
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.
Rauner Vetoes Strike and Lockout Ban as Union OKs ExtensionEven 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.
Kingshighway Viaduct Shutdown Underway"A lot of people are avoiding Kingshighway, which is a great thing."
Union Protesters Disrupt Rauner Stop in Southern IllinoisWhile there were supporters, the Union protesters made it difficult to hear the Rauner's message. Protesters shouted "Go home, Go home!" while Rauner spoke.

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