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Chicago Layoffs

Rahm: City Has Exceeded Cost-Cutting Goal

Posted 12.19.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday that the city has exceeded its already lofty goal to save the Chicago taxpayers $75 million by the year's end. ...

WATCH: Rahm Booed By Laid Off Workers At Town Hall

Posted 10.30.2011 | Chicago

The first of two planned "town hall" meetings on the city's expected $635 million-plus budget shortfall became heated when Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel ...

Rahm Emanuel Sends 625 Layoff Notices As Union Showdown Continues

Posted 09.14.2011 | Chicago

The fears of many city workers were realized Friday as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced 625 layoffs after the Chicago Federation of Labor reported...

Teamsters Sue Chicago After Losing Jobs

Chicago Tribune | John Byrne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Nearly 80 Teamsters truck drivers are suing the city after losing their jobs this summer as part of Mayor Richard Daley's budget-cutting moves....

More City Workers To Be Laid Off

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Eighteen city workers in Chicago will receive pink slips due to a lack of state funding....

City Layoff Notices Coming To Over 1,500 Workers

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

More than 1,500 city employees -- 400 more than anticipated -- will receive layoff notices today, one day after union leaders boycotted Mayor Daley's ...

City Threatens Hundreds Of Layoffs Beginning Next Week

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- A union refusal to agree to Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's demand that members take 16 days off without pay and accept compensatory tim...

Daley Denies City Layoffs Loom

Chicago Public Radio | Susie An | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is dismissing reports that say layoff notices will be sent out to 1,100 city employees this week....

Daley To Union: 1,600 City Lay Offs Unless Concessions Made

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

Mayor Daley will be forced to lay off up to 1,600 city employees -- none sworn police officers or firefighters -- unless organized labor agrees to ano...

More City Lay Offs Likely: Daley Aide

Chicago Tribune | Dan Mihalopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley's chief of staff today announced $9.2 million in spending cuts and warned that more city workers could be laid off....

Daley Reaches Agreement With Unions That Could Decrease Lay Offs

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

Mayor Daley and organized labor have reached an agreement that could dramatically reduce the 929 layoffs needed to solve Chicago's worst budget crisis...

Daley Announces Budget: 900-Plus Layoffs, Higher Taxes

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley has announced a pared down budget for the city of Chicago that looks to cover a $469 million shortfall. And the mayor told city l...

Chicago To Layoff 1,000 City Employees

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

UPDATE The Chicago Police union ripped Mayor Daley over reports that he would leave hundreds of police department vacancies unfilled as he attempts ...

Will City Layoffs Be Political? Daley Insists Not

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

Mayor Daley on Tuesday scoffed at a federal hiring monitor's demand for guarantees to prevent the threatened layoff of well over 1,000 city employees ...

Ariel Investments Laying Off 20% Of Staff

Crain's Chicago Business | Steven R. Strahler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ariel Investments LLC is laying off about 20% of its staff after recent poor returns forced a retrenchment at the Chicago mutual fund manager founded ...

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...