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Chicago Factory Protest

Richard Gillman, Republic Windows CEO, Held On $10M Bail In Financial Crimes Investigation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A judge has set bond at $10 million for the former CEO of a Chicago factory where workers staged a high-profile sit-in last year. Ric...

Republic Windows Sit-In Workers To Get Jobs Back Under New Owner

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The factory where laid-off workers staged a highly publicized sit-in that garnered national attention last year was sold to a Californ...

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 6: Hey Buddy, Can You Spare $34 Gazillion?

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

This week we're talking about the great Goose Island Sit-in at Republic Windows and Doors, Brian Urlacher's baby momma drama and selling Chicago's parking meters (thanks a ton, Mayor Daley).

Workers End Protest At Closed Chicago Factory

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — They've taken their sleeping bags and pillows back home and hauled away their protest placards after ending a nearly weeklong sit-in a...

Republic Workers Continue Protest As New Creditor Emerges

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Workers have approved a $1.75 million agreement, ending a sit-in that lasted six days at a Chicago window and door factory. U.S. Rep....

Laid Off Workers Occupying Chicago Factory Win Big Round Against Bank Of America

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The creditor of a Chicago plant where laid-off employees are conducting a sit-in to demand severance pay said Tuesday it would extend ...

Illinois Governor Suspends Business With Bank Of America

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich announced Monday that he is asking all Illinois government agencies to suspend business with Bank of America. Blagoj...

Chicago Factory Workers Protest (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE A meeting to resolve the sit-in Monday night ended without success, but representatives from Bank of America, Republic and the union agreed t...