July 23, 2024


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Striking WTTW technicians to lose group health care insurance

John Rizzo, business manager with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1220, joins other union members as he speaks at a strike rally outside the WTTW studios in Chicago March 21, 2022. WTTW union broadcast technicians went on strike March 16 after more than a year of negotiations failed to produce a labor agreement. The technicians are responsible for a number of productions at the local public TV station, including the nightly news show “Chicago Tonight.” (Jose M. Osorio / Chicago Tribune)