The union representing staff at Chicago libraries picked up discussions Friday with the city for the first time since the library system announced that it would close all neighborhood branch locations on Mondays for the foreseeable future.
The National Labor Relations Board has dropped its challenge against Chicago-based Boeing.Boeing's machinists in Washington state went on strike in 2005 and again in 2008. And when Boeing decided to set up a factory in a right-to-work state, the labor relations board accused the company of brea
This week Eight Forty-Eight heard about the real-life challenges facing workers in the Great Lakes region as part of the Front and Center series. Friday was listeners' chance to share how they were doing in this economy.
This week, the Front and Center series looked at how workers in the Great Lakes region have been weathering the recession. Brian Mann of North Country Public Radio has been traveling in Ontario, comparing the lot of Canadians and Americans.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The state's new collective bargaining law was defeated Tuesday after an expensive union-backed campaign that pitted firefighters, police officers and teachers against the Republican establishment.In a political blow to GOP Gov.