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Chicago City Layoffs

Daley Lays Off 431 City Workers After Unions Don't Blink

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE 431 city workers were laid off Wednesday after two unions and the Daley administration were unable to reach an agreement by a 5 p.m. deadline,...

Daley, Union Leaders Meet About City's Proposed Layoffs

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Federation of Labor President Dennis Gannon emerged from an hour-long meeting with Mayor Daley today predicting that a painful package of unio...

Broke Chicago: As Budget Hole Nears $300 Million City Could Lay Off 1,500 Workers, Tap Parking Meter Money

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago is facing a budget deficit close to $300 million and city officials say they will need to lay off nearly 1,500 city workers unless union offic...

Union Leaders Bail On Meeting With Daley

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley dragged himself out of a sick bed today to try and stave off 1,100 layoffs, but he never got the chance to deliver his personal plea to or...

City Budget Gap Widens To Over $60M, More Big Cuts Loom

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Nose-diving revenues have forced Chicago's 2009 budget at least $10 million deeper into the hole -- to a gap of well over $60.5 million -- turning up ...

City Council Asked To Approve Midway Deal At Private Meeting

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago aldermen were asked today to give quickie approval to Mayor Daley's $2.5 billion plan to privatize Midway Airport on blind faith -- without an...

City To Fire 1,000 -- At Least

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago has a $425 million budget gap that will require a "paradigm shift" in services the city provides, the way they are delivered and the number of...