Ill. Government Union Votes to StrikeIllinois' largest state employee union votes to authorize a strike.
Will Missouri's Right-to-Work Put Pressure on Illinois?Missouri's recent adoption of Right-to-Work legislation leaves Illinois sitting alone, surrounded by Right-to-Work states on all sides.
Missouri Labor Finalizing Plans To Fight Right-To-WorkSt. Louis Labor Council President, Pat White hopes to put issue before voters in 2018.
Paycheck Protection Veto Override Falls Just ShortState Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal changed vote, early Friday, and 2/3 majority was not attained
Missouri House Votes to Limit Union Fee CollectionsOpponents say it's a politically motivated attempt to weaken unions.
The Latest: Madigan Says He's Open to New Pension DealHouse Speaker Michael Madigan says he's open to considering a new pension overhaul and is ``anxious'' to see legislation.
Union Lawsuit Seek Full Pay Despite No Illinois BudgetUnions 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.
Largest Ill. Employee Union Says Rauner's Latest Executive Action is 'Blatantly Illegal'Gov. Bruce Rauner’s move to eliminate “fair share” payments from public sector employees who opt out of joining a union, but still get benefits from collective bargaining, is “blatantly illegal," according to AFSCME Council 31 spokesman Anders Lindall.
Durbin Says He’s Against 'Right to Work' Laws and Doesn’t Want Them in IllinoisDurbin says if the result of a right-to-work law is reducing pay and preventing employees from collectively bargaining over workplace conditions, the idea “doesn’t do workers any favors.”
Rauner Says His Agenda Will Make Illinois More Competitive"We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children's education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state's most vulnerable,'' Rauner told members of the General Assembly."
Metro Bus Drivers Back to WorkMetro bus drivers reported to work on time this morning and officials with the transit company say everything is running smoothly.
Missouri House Endorses Limits on Union PaymentsThe Republican-led Missouri House took another step Monday in a repeat bid to require labor organizations to ask public employees every year to agree to have union fees automatically deducted from their paychecks.