Illinois households that moved out of state earned $19,600 more, on average, than those who moved in during the 2014-2015 tax year.View Report
Under Illinois law, government employees can choose to walk out on strike – but it carries risks. Striking workers give up wages and benefit contributions – and maybe even their jobs – when they walk out.
WTTW has reported that Illinois, Cook County and Chicago are poised to offer Amazon $2 billion to lure the company’s second North American headquarters to the region.
Illinois lost 10,800 jobs on net over the month, and the state continues to experience labor force dropout.
In his annual budget address, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel painted a rosy picture about city finances while selling more tax and fee increases.
The choice is clear: Fix Illinois, or watch its downfall accelerate.
A factory expected to employ 4,000 workers will not be coming to Illinois. Intersect Illinois cites the lack of a statewide Right-to-Work law and a dearth of shovel-ready sites as the main culprits.
In a ruling that could cost taxpayers millions, a former Cook County officer who was fired for failing to disclose his criminal history will likely return to work and receive back pay.
The jobs will be a combination of new hires and transferred workers from Walgreen’s headquarters in Deerfield, Illinois.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to increase costs for Chicagoans to fill budget shortfalls and failing pensions.
In 2017, increasing numbers of employees have sued their employers for alleged violations of Illinois’ biometric privacy law through the use of fingerprint-operated time clocks.