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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Evanston union workers celebrate success of Illinois ‘Workers Rights Amendment’

November 21, 2022

Evanston union workers are celebrating as Illinois voters passed an amendment to the state constitution that would protect the right to collective bargaining, which allows workers to negotiate with their...

Evanston, AFSCME begin contract talks

November 22, 2016

The city is beginning its negotiations with the local AFSCME Council amid uncertainties surrounding negotiations at the state level. Last week, a commission appointed by Gov. Bruce Rauner declared an...

Gov. Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs up after giving his first speech as governor on Monday Jan. 12, 2015, at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield. The governor vetoed a union negotiations bill Monday.

Rauner vetoes attempt to move forward in union negotiations

May 16, 2016

Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a bill Monday that would have sent currently-stalled union negotiations to arbitration, saying the action would have robbed taxpayers of their voice in the process. The state...

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner declares victory at Rauner's election night celebration at the Hilton Chicago 2014, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 in Chicago.

Rauner’s consideration of right-to-work laws unlikely to impact Evanston

March 1, 2016

Despite Gov. Bruce Rauner’s discussion of exploring right-to-work legislation to settle Illinois’ budget crisis, the laws would be unlikely to impact Evanston if implemented, city manager Wally Bobkiewicz...

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