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Illinois Chamber Issues Agreed Bill Statement

Illinois Chamber Issues Agreed Bill Statement

The Illinois Chamber is opposed to using the agreed bill process to negotiate workers’ compensation reform. See the Chamber’s statement here.

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Unions stage capitol rally to demand contract

Unions stage capitol rally to demand contract

Downtown Springfield had the pedestrian version of bumper to bumper traffic on Wednesday as thousands of union supporters marched past the Executive Mansion then rallied outside the State Capitol to protest Gov. Bruce Rauner’s push to change collective bargaining practices.

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Editorial: Overtime changes threaten to harm companies, workers

Editorial: Overtime changes threaten to harm companies, workers

The perils of economic mandates seldom show on the surface.

Rather, the dangers lie just under the surface. Skim away the artificial sheen labeled as progress and the depth of the issue becomes clearer.

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New overtime regulations present potential to hurt businesses across U.S.

New overtime regulations present potential to hurt businesses across U.S.

A recent ruling from the White House administration could be a burden to small business across the U.S.

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CPEC to create new opportunities

CPEC to create new opportunities

Pakistan and China are on track towards opening up a world of trade and investment opportunities by building road, railway and energy connections between the port city of Gwadar and the Chinese city of Kashgar, Consul General Faisal Niaz Tirmizi has said.

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Thousands Of Union Protestors At Capitol Say Rauner Is Hurting Illinois

Thousands Of Union Protestors At Capitol Say Rauner Is Hurting Illinois

Union members flooded streets in front of the Illinois Statehouse to protest Gov. Bruce Rauner’s agenda and what they say are his anti-labor policies.

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Thousands rally against Rauner’s union-weakening demands

Thousands rally against Rauner’s union-weakening demands

Thousands of union members flooded the streets of downtown Springfield Wednesday to show Gov. Bruce Rauner the strength of the state’s labor movement and to protest what they claim is an anti-union agenda from the Republican governor.

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Businesses grapple with new overtime rule

Businesses grapple with new overtime rule

A new federal rule that dramatically increases the number of workers eligible for overtime pay has employers scrambling to figure out how they will either foot the bill or keep their middle managers from racking up extra hours.

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Bloomington Pantagraph: Thousands protest Rauner’s call to change labor laws

Bloomington Pantagraph: Thousands protest Rauner’s call to change labor laws

Thousands of union supporters from across Illinois rallied in front of the state Capitol building Wednesday to protest Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s call for changes to collective bargaining policies.

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Illinois Chamber Issues Union Rally Statement

Illinois Chamber Issues Union Rally Statement

Thousands of union workers rallied at the Capitol this week to protest the lack of a budget. But the Illinois Chamber wants to see pro-growth reforms that will help solve the budget crisis. See the Chamber’s statement here.

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