Posts tagged "union"

The controversial Wisconsin budget reform saves teachers’ jobs.

The Brown Deer (Wisconsin) school superintendent long had been negotiating with his teachers’ union in an attempt to file a budget hole. The union wouldn’t budget, so the superintend had no other choice but to lay off 27 teachers–some of them friends. But with the new bargaining law, passed with such passionate teacher union opposition,... Read more »

Will Illinois GOP scuttle school voucher bill?

Tribune photo by Abel Uribe / April 21, 2010 Lorynda Taylor, a science teacher from South Holland District 205, and other protesters march around the State Capitol last month in Springfield, Ill. The protesters, bused down by labor unions and social service advocates, are rallying in an attempt to pressure state lawmakers into raising the... Read more »

Daley rips McCormick Place unions a new one

McCormick Place workers setting up a show Now here’s a good idea from Mayor Richard M. Daley: Chicago and Illinois should get out of the convention business at the troubled McCormick Place. That goes well beyond a set of recommendations from an interim board that, among other things, such allowed exhibitors to choose their own... Read more »
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