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Free Highway Construction Careers Training Program

South Suburban College will be offering a Free Highway Construction Careers Training Program this summer at their Oak Forest Campus. Orientation and Assessment Testing will be June 20-22 at the Oak Forest Center, with the program set to begin on July 17, 2017. 236 more words

60 Minutes to air Interview of Local 700 Business Agent Dennis Andrews

Please tune in to 60 Minutes on CBS (Channel 2) this Sunday, May 21 at 6 p.m. Central time to see the interview of Teamsters Local 700 Business Agent Dennis Andrews. 59 more words


Cook County Sheriff Takes Over River Search For Missing Teen

(CBS) — The Cook County Sheriff’s office has taken over the search for a 16-year-old boy who jumped off a railroad bridge into the Des Plaines River with other teenagers over the weekend. 278 more words


An Organic Composting Landfill May Be On It's Way To Des Plaines!

I’m not sure if I’d want to be downwind of this site.

Cook County commissioners have given the OK to an organic composting landfill in Des Plaines on East Central near the Des Plaines River. 97 more words


Is Your Company Ready For the Chicago and Cook County Sick Leave Ordinances Effective July 1, 2017?

Contributed by Sara Zorich and Beverly Alfon, May 3, 2017

The July 1st effective date of the Cook County and Chicago Sick Leave Ordinances is quickly approaching and employers must review their paid time off, sick and vacation policies now to ensure compliance with the new ordinances. 720 more words

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Inmates Charged With Attacking Of Cook County Jail Guards Denied Bail

CHICAGO (CBS) – Three inmates already spending time behind bars for attempted murder are now in more trouble after allegedly beating Cook County jail guards. … 275 more words


WATCH: Jail Inmates Attack Guards Before Reinforcements Storm 'Supermax' Division

(CBS) – Three Cook County Jail inmates attacked two correctional deputies Wednesday night, and Sheriff Tom Dart is seeking attempted murder charges against the detainees. 208 more words