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A new resolution to bring universal basic income to Chicago may soon be making its way to City Council for a vote.

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From traditional smileys and beyond, emoji are ubiquitous in today’s culture. But just when are they appropriate for use in the workplace?

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel, center, attends a press conference Sunday announcing plans for a new industrial complex on Chicago’s Southeast Side. (Patrick Pyszka / City of Chicago)

A new transportation and logistics hub is expected to bring about 2,000 jobs to Chicago’s Southeast Side, but some area activists are taking issue with the way the project was introduced.

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Despite an increase this week to the city’s minimum wage, many Chicagoans still aren’t earning what some researchers call a “living wage.”

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Unions – and their foes – are fast on the heels of a landmark Supreme Court ruling issued last week on Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, a case with Illinois roots.

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In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court’s conservative justices ruled that states cannot require public workers to pay union “fair-share” fees. 

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Reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling on an Illinois case that deals a major blow to public sector unions.

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As soon as Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court will issue an opinion on Janus v. AFSCME – a case with roots in Illinois that could have consequences nationwide.

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Chicago teens and young adults now have until Monday to submit applications for any one of 32,000 summer employment opportunities.

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An organization in New York City that doesn’t allow men is under investigation for discrimination. But in Chicago, women-only coworking spaces are on the rise.

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Meet Nasreen Sheikh, a former child laborer who is using her past to improve the lives of women and children around the world.

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Horween Leather has some high-profile clients. And if you’re a sports fan, chances are you’ve seen their work at play.

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A new resource is designed to help adolescents and young adults develop job skills, continue their education and overcome barriers to stable employment.

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Ralph Martire of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability explains this week’s ruling and what city leaders might do next to address the Chicago Park District’s financial woes.

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Despite the industry’s recent decline and new tariffs, Illinois’ solar market is expected to grow significantly in the coming years, according to a new report. 

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A year after launching their business making jeans in a Garfield Park factory, things are starting to look a little different at Dearborn Denim. We go for a look.