EVANSTON -- The National Labor Relations Board in Chicago says football players at Northwestern University are employees and can unionize.
DANVILLE -- School bus workers have a new contract.
DANVILLE -- A big vote takes place when the district's bus drivers vote on a new contract Sunday.
SPRINGFIELD -- An Illinois mom is taking her case to the nation's highest court.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 secretaries and teaching assistants have all been working without a contract, but Wednesday night, they struck a tentative deal with the district.
SPRINGFIELD -- The State Comptroller says lawmakers will have to approve the governor's request for extra money.
DANVILLE -- An area fire department has a new contract.
Latest: 4:58 pm, 10/8/13, Tuesday CHAMPAIGN -- Teachers and school leaders agree on a tentative agreement after months of negotiations.
SPRINGFIELD -- Same-sex marriage supporters now have a labor union in their corner.
URBANA -- University of Illinois faculty members rallied outside the Board of Trustee meeting at the Illini Union.
SPRINGFIELD -- A committee devoted to solving the state's pension crisis may be closer to a compromise than ever before.
URBANA -- A high school's attempt to form a union is being shut down by the UI.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's clearly wrong for police officers to be drunk on duty, but what about one or two drinks before clocking in?
SPRINGFIELD -- AFSCME members are heading back to the voting booth for a new contract.
Update: 6:08 pm, 4/18/13, Thursday
DANVILLE -- Workers at an area plant hope to finally reach an agreement.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new law is shaking up union rights in the state.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Building and food service workers are going back to work with a new contract.
CHAMPAIGN -- Union workers with Allied Waste are back on the job catching up on garbage pick-up.
URBANA -- The University of Illinois and two of its unions have reached a tentative agreement in their contract negotiations.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- After a 3-day strike, UI workers will go back to the negotiating table with the university.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Other unions on campus support the striking workers.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- UI workers are threatening to strike.
Update: 4:32 pm
SPRINGFIELD -- A bitter battle may be over as state workers now have a tentative contract agreement.
SPRINGFIELD -- Tensions are rising over stalled contract talks between the state and state workers.
CHAMPAIGN -- The punishment for a school teacher who made inappropriate comments is now in the district's hands.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state's labor unions are trying to set up a meeting with state leaders to fix pensions, but one of our top lawmakers says he's not going.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- The possibility of a strike is getting closer for a U of I union.
Update: 5:17 pm, 1/24/13, Thursday
SPRINGFIELD -- New numbers show unions in Illinois aren't as strong as they used to be.
DECATUR -- Governor Quinn had some extra visitors during his stop today.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- It took more than seven months, but the "back and forth" battle for a new contract is finally over.
Update: 4:49 pm
CHAMPAIGN -- Public school teachers are threatening to go on strike.
CHAMPAIGN -- Negotiations between the school district and teachers continue as they try to finalize union contracts.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 school teachers are sending out a stern reminder Monday.
CHICAGO -- Thousands of teachers are on strike in the Windy city, and taxpayers are on the hook for it.
SPRINGFIELD -- Hundreds of state workers are getting raises.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Some UI employees may not get a raise for the upcoming school year.
CHAMPAIGN -- A local teachers' union says the recall election is actually good for members.
Update: 5:18 pm
More than 1,000 union workers protest the visit of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker outside the hotel where he was speaking.
The state's largest union isn't keeping quiet about the governor's proposed budget cuts.
A faculty group is fighting for their voice to be heard on big campus issues.
The aftermath of the U of I's recent e-mail scandal has some faculty looking to unionize.
Update: 5:00 pm Thursday
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MATTOON- A union battle in Pennsylvania makes its way to the streets of Mattoon.