The layoffs of over 100 state employees have been postponed by the Rauner administration.
If current conditions prevail, women won't be paid as much as men until the year 2059, according to a report by the Institute for Women's Policy Research.
The faculty strike at Rock Valley College in Rockford continues Monday after professors rejected contract language proposed by a federal mediator brought in to assist with negotiations over a new labor agreement.
The hunger strike over Dyett High School on Chicago's South Side ended on Saturday.
The Federal Reserve could move to raise short-term interest rates on Thursday for the first time since 2006.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and a petcoke operator on Chicago's Southeast Side have reached a settlement over a lawsuit involving alleged water pollution and open dumping violations.
Credit classes at Rock Valley College in Rockford have been canceled after faculty went on strike Wednesday.
Teachers in Prospect Heights School District 23 are on strike after contract talks broke down Tuesday night.
Over 200 professors from 88 business and management schools called on members of Congress Tuesday to pass legislation that would establish a national paid family and medical leave insurance program.