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Stories with person: Chris Welch
  • Thousands protest Rauner's call to change labor laws 
    Updated: May-18-16 7:20 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - 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.

  • Gov. Rauner vetoes Illinois union arbitration bill 
    Updated: May-16-16 8:58 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed legislation Monday that would let an arbitrator settle state-employee wages and working conditions if union negotiations stall, describing the bill as an attack on taxpayers.