Pritzker joins striking graduate workers at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Democratic candidate for Illinois governor JB Pritzker joined Illinois Federation of Teachers President Dan Montgomery and members of the Graduate Employees...

Missouri AFL-CIO, businesses, health care advocates support ‘Yes on 2’ for Medicaid expansion

Jefferson City, MO – Organized Labor, business leaders, patient advocates and faith leaders are coming out in support of “Yes on 2” for Medicaid...

Helping kids stay healthy this summer

By DR. GRAHAM A. COLDITZ Siteman Cancer Center The strange times continue. After finally getting back to a semblance of pre-pandemic life in many parts of...

Tug-O-War at labor family picnic Sept. 28 will have exciting challengers

Illinois vs. Missouri in Tug-O-War  at the gala Sept. 28 Labor picnic? The potential for two giants in the “heft” field competing for the crystal trophy...

MOWIT calls for help remodeling kitchens, bathrooms at Baker House transitional home

Effort will take place March 7-14 Missouri Women in Trades (MOWIT) has volunteered to remodel two kitchens and two bathrooms at the Baker House, a...

IN MEMORIAM: IBEW Local 1 Apprentice Ian Rasnic

Ian Jacob Alexander Rasnic, an IBEW Local 1 apprentice passed away Oct. 19, 2019, near Desloge, Mo. He was 21 and was involved in...

Coalition wants voters to set payday loan rates

By TONY PECINOVSKY Special Correspondent St. Louis – “There are over twice as many payday loan stores in Missouri as there are McDonald's and Starbucks combined,”...

Unions turn out in force for St. Louis Labor Day Parade

St. Louis – Thousands of union members and throngs of onlookers turned out for the St. Louis Labor Council’s annual Labor Day Parade in...

Illinois Legislature leaves issues to fall veto session

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield IL – When the Illinois General Assembly adjourned, legislators left dozens of issues up in the air, including some of...
229,823FansLike
68,546FollowersFollow
71,600SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -

Featured

Most Popular

Illinois IAM Local 313 members strike Laura Buick-GMC

Collinsville, IL – In a trend seen across the nation, more than 50 mechanics and service advisors of IAM Local 313 walked off the...

Latest reviews

Teamsters: Schnucks boycott begins Friday, June 17

With $2.7 Billion in revenue, Schnuck seeks to boost profits ‘on backs of 234 loyal workers,’ Teamsters stress By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher Failing a miracle last-minute intervention,...

Illinois congressional candidate Brendan Kelly talks with union teachers about the...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Belleville, IL – While President Trump was in St. Charles, MO promoting his so-called “tax reform” bill recently, the Labor Movement was...

YOUR LETTERS: AFL-CIO urged McCaskill to vote against Kavanaugh before allegations...

Claire McCaskill’s recent vote against promoting Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court has received a lot of attention in this election, with most,...

More News