They say even without an NFL stadium or a defense mapping headquarters the city will be in demand of construction employees.
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.
Illinois officials say they have begun processing paychecks for state workers even though there’s no budget for the fiscal year.
A one-month Illinois budget that would guarantee state employee pay for July was approved by the House on Thursday.
City Alderman Shane Cohn has filed a substitute that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $8.25 immediately, which would match Illinois.
Missouri Senate Democrats are delaying a vote on a right-to-work measure they say is an attack on workers’ collective bargaining rights.
The Machinists union is delaying its attempt to organize Boeing workers in South Carolina, announcing Friday that it’s withdrawing a petition to hold a union vote next week.
The track called off racing today because they do not have enough workers to keep the facility open.
CEO of U.S. Steel promises shutdown is only temporary.
Over 2,000 workers would be impacted.