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AFSCME Chief Offers Emanuel A Plan To Keep Libraries Open On Mondays

Seeing that Rahm Emanuel is promising that private donations will cover the security costs for the May NATO and G8 summits, AFSCME Council 31 executive director Henry Bayer said yesterday a similar proposal could be used to restore library services on Mondays. [ more › ]
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Letters to Rahm Demand Restoration of Library Hours, Staff

Local Interest / United States : Mechanics (3 years ago)

Library advocates, employees, and AFSCME Council 31 members read letters written by concerned patrons out front of the mayor's office Thursday morning. After a long battle in the recent months Mayor Rahm Emanuel ultimately shortened... Read Post

The case of the nebulous NATO grant funds

United States / Chicago : Clout City (3 years ago)

We're still waiting for that NATO money to materialize. Aides to Mayor Rahm Emanuel have repeatedly said they?ve procured tens of millions of dollars in federal funding to cover security costs for the NATO summit?essentially an assu... Read Post

Aldermen Burke, Reilly Call On LIbrary Employees To Forgo Raises To Reopen Libraries On Mondays

United States / Chicago : Chicagoist (3 years ago)

Aldermen Edward Burke and Brendan Reilly wrote a letter to AFSCME Council 31 executive director Henry Bayer that suggested the labor union forgo a proposed 3.5 percent pay raise this year. They said doing so could restore most of th... Read Post


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