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Illinois Unions

Madigan stares, unions don't blink

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 08.21.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

To witness Tuesday evening's hearing before the Illinois House Personnel and Pension Committee was to see, played out in real time, the essence of the...

Citizens are sounding off, with a vengeance

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.05.2013 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Since legislators ended their spring session Friday night with little significant to show for it other than fracking regulations and the concealed...

Judge Rules Gov. Quinn Can Legally Cancel Raises

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A federal judge has ruled against Illinois state employees in a dispute over whether Gov. Pat Quinn can cancel raises promised in...

Arbitrator:Governor Quinn Should Pay Raises He Cancelled

Posted 09.18.2011 | Chicago

An arbitrator sided Tuesday with Illinois' largest employee union in an ongoing battle over Governor Pat Quinn's announcement earlier this month that ...

Union Members Slam Quinn Over Raise Rejections As He Rakes In Cash For DGA

Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago

As union members statewide gathered to protest Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's decision to deny raises to public employees, the Democratic Governor's As...

State Employee Union Sues Gov. Quinn To Get Raises

AP | Posted 09.08.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A major state employee union has filed a federal lawsuit over Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's decision to cancel raises for thousa...

Quinn Defends Cancelling Raises, Is Prepared For Possible Lawsuit

Posted 09.05.2011 | Chicago

Though Democratic Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's Friday announcement of the cancellation of some 30,000 state employee's anticipated raises was describ...

Joseph Erbentraut

Union: Gov. Quinn Cancelling Raises Worse Than Scott Walker

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.31.2011 | Chicago

In a move that has ignited the ire of labor groups statewide, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced on Friday the cancellation of pay raises for thous...