NEWS articles

Workers: Builders Center has agreed to pay back wages

over 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Showdown at the Blackstone Hotel

Frustrated over the slow pace of contract negotiations, the union representing many workers at the posh South Loop hotel has enlisted the public in its fight with hotel management.

over 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Labor links: holiday hangover edition

over 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Workers claim Builders Center owes them nearly $8,000

over 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Feds looking into labor practices at tool factory

over 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Unite Here blasts hotel managers after contracts expire

A union representing thousands of hotel workers in downtown Chicago condemned their managers this morning, threatening to strike if necessary.

over 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Labor links: furlough edition

over 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Teamsters, U of C hospital continue talks

over 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Union rejects U of C hospital contract

over 5 years ago | Adeshina O. Emmanuel Jr.

U of C hospital workers face contract decision

The 1,400 members of Teamsters Local 743 work as clerical, service and maintenance workers at the hospitals. The union is recommending that they vote against a contract proposal.

over 5 years ago | Adeshina O. Emmanuel Jr.

Newsgatherers become newsmakers outside NBC Chicago studios

over 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Union alleges unfair labor practices at Blackstone hotel

A federal labor complaint says hotel managers fired workers for supporting Unite Here and cooperating with the government's investigation of previous charges against The Blackstone. An attorney for the hotel denies the allegations.

over 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Hilton hotel workers end four-day strike

The employees have not agreed on a new contract with Hilton Suites management, but they are back to work after hindering the hotel's operation over the Independence Day weekend.

over 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Freelance home-care workers win right to unionize

Gov. Pat Quinn quietly passed the order as he negotiated with state Republicans during a budget crisis. It could set off a new battle for membership among unions.

over 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Cook County health workers switch unions

About 1,700 of the county's health-system employees formally changed their union membership about a week ahead of negotiations. The workers are trying to avoid job cuts as budget woes loom over Cook.

over 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

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