Latest: 4:58 pm, 10/8/13, Tuesday CHAMPAIGN -- Teachers and school leaders agree on a tentative agreement after months of negotiations.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 schools are feeling the affects of the federal government shutdown.
Update: 10:06 pm
DANVILLE -- Workers at an area plant accepted a new contract, but not everyone's happy about it.
Update: 6:08 pm, 4/18/13, Thursday
DANVILLE -- Workers at an area plant hope to finally reach an agreement.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Building and food service workers are going back to work with a new contract.
Update: 4:34 pm, 4/5/13, Friday
CHAMPAIGN -- A decision should be made late Friday about whether university workers agreed to a new contract.
CHAMPAIGN -- Union workers with Allied Waste are back on the job catching up on garbage pick-up.
URBANA -- Allied Waste workers are on strike in support of colleagues in Ohio.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI and its workers are still trying to hammer out an agreement.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- After a 3-day strike, UI workers will go back to the negotiating table with the university.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Hundreds of UI workers are still not back at work and no new contract talks are scheduled.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Other unions on campus support the striking workers.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- As of midnight, more than 700 workers handed in their keys as they headed out the doors.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- More than 700 UI building and food service workers have been striking since midnight.
Update: 8:26 pm
URBANA -- At midnight Monday morning, hundreds of University of Illinois workers will go on strike.
URBANA -- Hundreds of UI workers are deciding whether or not accept a new contract.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- UI workers are threatening to strike.
SPRINGFIELD -- Tensions are rising over stalled contract talks between the state and state workers.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- The possibility of a strike is getting closer for a U of I union.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- UI's Graduate Employees Organization is a step closer to going on strike.
Latest: 10:21 pm, 10/22/12, Monday
CHAMPAIGN -- Teachers in Unit 4 are working under a new contract.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Months of negotiations going nowhere could cause UI staff to strike.
Update: 4:49 pm
CHAMPAIGN -- Public school teachers are threatening to go on strike.
CHAMPAIGN -- Teachers haven't had a contract since June.
CHICAGO -- Thousands of teachers are on strike in the Windy city, and taxpayers are on the hook for it.
SPRINGFIELD -- More than 250 workers from the Attorney General's Office are threatening to go on strike.