Thousands of workers at downtown Chicago hotels could go on strike Aug. 31 if a new collective bargaining agreement isn’t reached.
Tuesday’s pro-union vote next door in the red state of Missouri tells us people’s hearts really aren’t into destroying unions.
After four weeks on strike, Chicago window washers announced Friday they have ratified a new contract that includes a 27 percent wage increase.
The American Federation of Government Employees, joined by a number of other unions, have filed a lawsuit seeking to have the orders knocked down.
Nannies, house cleaners and other domestic workers in Seattle would gain new labor protections under legislation passed Monday by city leaders.
“I was just in Granite City just in the past week,” Rauner said. A U.S. Steel Corp. mill there is reopening, a move credited to new tariffs on steel.
Janus will start Aug. 1 with the Illinois Policy Institute as a senior fellow, after the think tank that bankrolled his Supreme Court win.
Perinar succeeds Frank Libby, who retired last month after 42 years with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters.
U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., the Democratic Whip in the U.S. House, and three Illinois democrats met with Illinois labor leaders to plot next move.
Salvador Villalobos, 59, started out at $9 an hour. His wage has risen to $20.50 an hour, but in that time the cost of health insurance has risen.
Janus may shrink resources available for public sector collective bargaining, but it cannot prevent citizens and workers from finding a common voice.
TRANSCRIPT: Leaders of the nation’s public sector unions with the most at stake held a joint conference call with reporters to explain next steps.
Anti-union groups that helped propel the Janus case are expected to pour big money into campaigns to convince workers to leave those unions.
Public sector unions that represent government workers throughout Chicago and Illinois reacted swiftly to the anti-labor ruling in the Janus case.
The Supreme Court delivered a major victory to Rauner during a tough re-election year — and a big blow to organized labor in the case Janus v. AFSCME.