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Illinois unions reach agreement with state on vaccinations

Springfield, IL – More than a thousand Illinois union employees will be covered for COVID-19 vaccinations in a new agreement between their unions and...

Jefferson Labor Club Comedy Night canceled

The Jefferson County Labor Club has canceled its Oct. 16 Comedy Night fundraiser because of the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant. It’s the...

U.S. Department of Labor announces final rule delaying portions of 2020...

Washington – The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a final rule delaying portions of the 2020 Tip final rule until Dec. 31, 2021. The...

Now is not the time to cut expanded unemployment benefits for...

The labor market added 266,000 jobs in April – solid growth but far below expectations, says Heidi Shierholz, director of policy at the Economic...

Jobless claims are dropping, but 16.86 million still need help

Washington (PAI) — The number of new claims for state and federal unemployment assistance dropped again in the week ending April 24, the Labor...

‘Union Blitz’ COVID-19 vaccination effort begins delivering second round of shots...

The “Union Blitz” COVID-19 vaccination effort to get shots into the arms of union members and their families begins delivering the second part of...

Belleville Labor & Industry Museum set to re-open May 8

Belleville, IL – One of the Metro-East’s little-known treasures, the Belleville Labor & Industry Museum, will re-open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2...

Immune boosters can help keep you healthy during COVID-19 outbreak

No supplement will cure or prevent disease. That’s a fact. During the COVID-19 pandemic it’s especially important to understand that no supplement, diet or...

Tight-fit masks or double masking with cloth and surgical masks increases...

Wearing a mask — any mask — reduces the risk of infection with the coronavirus, but wearing a more tightly fitted surgical mask, or...

Can COVID-19 be spread through food?

We’re tired of being stuck at home during the pandemic and with many indoor dining establishments closed or with limiting seating, the drive-through lines...