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Rahm Emanuel Unions

Police Sergeants Reject Rahm's Call For Pension, Health Care Changes

Posted 03.11.2013 | Chicago

The Chicago Police Sergeants' Association on Monday dealt Mayor Rahm Emanuel with a massive blow. The group overwhelmingly rejected -- by a vote of...

Rahm Hopeful For Big Pension Reforms In 2013

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2012 | Chicago

* Believes lawmakers will pass reforms in January * Four pension funds face $19.2 bln unfunded liability * "The alternat...

Obama Allies Following In Walker's Footsteps With Contentious Position

The Daily Beast | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other Democratic officials gagged at the recall victory of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. But they should also be embolde...

Rahm: Without Pension Reform, City Property Taxes Will Soar

Posted 05.09.2012 | Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel testified before a state legislative panel Tuesday in Springfield, Ill., about Chicago's rising pension costs and urged for a serie...

Emanuel: Citywide Recycling By 2013, Thanks To Competitive Bidding

Posted 04.07.2012 | Chicago

Shortly after taking office, Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised to revamp Chicago's recycling system after more than a decade of failed attempts. Last su...

Should Chicago Library Workers Skip Raises To Keep Branches Open On Mondays?

Posted 01.12.2012 | Chicago

The labor union representing city librarians balked at a suggestion made by two powerful Chicago aldermen this week that they should forego their cont...

In Emanuel's Chicago, City Unions Under Fire

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 12.26.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — He's mayor of a city where Democrats and organized labor are famous for working side by side, but Rahm Emanuel is now turning up the h...

WATCH: Teachers Union President Says Rahm Is 'Absolutely' Anti-Teacher

Posted 12.11.2011 | Chicago

After participating in the heavily attended, largely peaceful Take Back Chicago rally Monday evening, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis app...

Bring It On: Unions Want Competition With Private Sector, Say They Can Save $242 Million

Posted 09.25.2011 | Chicago

In response to layoffs threatened by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago's labor leaders have made a set of proposals they believe will save the city hundreds...

FINALLY: Will Emanuel Plan Bring Curbside Recycling To All Chicagoans?

Posted 09.17.2011 | Chicago

For years, Chicago has struggled to put a reasonable recycling program in place. First, there was the failed blue bag system, which was finally scrapp...

Backing Down From Standoff, Emanuel Proposes Union Changes

Posted 09.06.2011 | Chicago

Last week, it seemed a standoff between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago unions was about to go nuclear. In a gesture intended to appease union w...

Will Guzzardi

Showdown: Emanuel Threatens Layoffs If Unions Don't Agree To Changes

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Police Union Rips Rahm For TV Commercial

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With just over two weeks until the election, Rahm Emanuel is fighting off criticism from Chicago's Fraternal Order of Police and other union groups ov...