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The Daily Northwestern

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


Red and brown round object on the right side. In front of it, to the left, is a white, black and blue syringe. To the right of the picture are the same colored bottles. To the extreme right of the photo are white gloves and a blue and gray bottle with a plus sign on it.

COVID-19 vaccine requirement established for city employees

November 16, 2021

All Evanston employees are required to either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit negative tests to the city every week as of Nov. 15. The city first created the policy in mid-October, and by...

Evanston police are investigating a Friday evening death as a homicide. A man was found dead in the 1800 block of Simpson Street Friday night.

Aldermen to consider new contracts with unions

February 10, 2019

Aldermen are set to approve agreements with unions representing the police and government employees, authorizing city manager Wally Bobkiewicz to negotiate these contracts, at Monday’s City Council meeting. City...

An Evanston Police Department squad car. The union representing Evanston police says it doesn’t expect a large impact from a Supreme Court decision banning mandatory union fees.

Evanston union reps see little threat from Supreme Court decision

July 2, 2018

Unions representing Evanston government employees are beginning to feel the impact of a recent Supreme Court decision banning mandatory union payments, just months before labor agreements are up for renegotiation. The...

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...

City, local unions may start new contract negotiations soon as budget crisis continues

May 2, 2016

Evanston officials said they predict difficulties in upcoming union contract negotiations due to the state budget crisis and lack of pension funding. Three of the four major public unions in the city...

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