CHAMPAIGN — Cooks, janitors and other service workers who have been negotiating for months with the University of Illinois picketed outside the UI's Physical Plant on Friday.
The UI's four-year contract with Service Employees International Union Local 119, which represents about 750 building service workers and food service workers, expired at the end of July.
Q: Does my employer have to pay me for unused vacation time when I leave work?
A: Probably. There are ways around it, but under the most common vacation policies, you're entitled to be paid for unused vacation in your final paycheck.
ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — An employee at an east Tennessee plant fatally shot his two supervisors after walking out of a meeting with them and returning with a gun, authorities said Friday.
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CHAMPAIGN — EpiWorks, a Champaign technology company with plans to expand, is holding a recruitment event Friday afternoon to help fill 120 new jobs.
The event, billed as an “informal meet-and-greet” to provide an inside track on the new jobs, will be from 3 to 6 p.m. at Big Grove Tavern, 1 E. Main St., C.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since July, more evidence that U.S. workers are enjoying job security.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates in U.S. presidential swing states, including Florida and North Carolina, mostly fell in August compared with a year ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As wages for American workers have stagnated for more than a generation, the income gap between black and white workers has widened, and discrimination is the main reason for the persisting disparity, according to a new report.
Labor Day isn't just another Monday off. The parades and picnics celebrate you, the worker.
And this is a parade that's been around.
CHAMPAIGN — Having worked for media organizations including the Los Angeles Times and Illini Media, coming to The News-Gazette as the new vice president of business development seemed like a natural fit for Lilyan Levant.
"I have newsprint in my blood," she said.