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Will Guzzardi

Showdown: Emanuel Threatens Layoffs If Unions Don't Agree To Changes | Will Guzzardi | Posted 08.29.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Known for a style that might politely be described as "no nonsense," Mayor Rahm Emanuel lived up to his reputation Wednesday, issuing an ul...

Chicago Ranks 2nd In Percentage Of Union Workers

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Many people still think of Chicago as a big "union town" -- and they're right, at least compared with most other major U.S. cities....

The World Keeps Swinging: Labor and Lessons of Zambrano's No-No

Kevin Coval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kevin Coval

Even if the Cubs win the World Series, my dad will still have to collect the ten dollars or so he charges per walk to pay his rent. He will stay working like most of this city: check-to-check.