CHICAGO | Illinois' largest union and Gov. Pat Quinn's administration reached a tentative contract agreement Thursday, averting the threat of the first state worker strike in decades.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. | Former state Rep. Toi Hutchinson has received a labor endorsement in her bid to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in the U.S. House.
SPRINGFIELD | The Quinn administration began taking the first steps Wednesday to restart an early inmate release program that could reduce the population of the state’s overcrowded prison system.
INDIANAPOLIS | The differences in state government between Illinois and Indiana stood in stark contrast last week.
Sister Ana Pia Cordua, president of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Peoria, attends a hearing Tuesday at the Sangamon County Courthouse in Springfield. Three Catholic dioceses in Illinois asked a Sangamon County judge to hold up enforcement of a law that would force them to place foster…
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees walk an informational picket line Tuesday in Springfield. Illinois state employees are protesting Quinn's decision not to pay their contractual raises.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees protest Tuesday in Springfield over Quinn's decision not to pay their contractual raises.
SPRINGFIELD | The protests over union bargaining rights in Wisconsin are drawing Illinoisans on both sides of the issue north of the border.
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