workers compensation

Labor unions are going on the road to make their case against Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s pro-business agenda. The latest in a series of events took place in Springfield this morning.

Democratic Speaker Michael Madigan says the Illinois House will consider changes to the state's workers' compensation insurance system when it reconvenes Thursday.

An Illinois Senate committee has rejected one of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's top pro-business priorities.

Illinois legislators took a weekend break, even though there are major issues unresolved heading toward their May 31st adjournment.  

Even as Republican Governor Bruce Rauner has finally introduced a formal plan to restructure Illinois' workers compensation system, the Democratic-led Illinois House Friday took a series of votes designed to show there isn't support for it to pass. 

Illinois state lawmakers today are scheduled to hold a rare hearing into what kind of regulations should be in place for workers who are injured on the job.

Despite a decline in unemployment in the past year, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says changes are needed to prevent the loss of jobs in the state.   

Illinois dropped eleven spots in a national survey of the best places to do business. Business leaders say they're not surprised. IPR’S Amanda Vinicky reports.

The CNBC survey ranks Illinois 37th overall. But the state gets especially poor marks when it comes to the cost of doing business. Illinois comes in at 44th out of 50 states.