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Illinois Labor’s ‘Snacks’ project keeps on giving

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Wood River – The “Snacks to Go” project of Metro-East Labor groups to help hard-stressed hospital workers kept on rolling last...

Deadline for completing 2020 Census extended to Oct. 31 amid pandemic

The deadline to complete the 2020 Census originally set for July 31 has been extended to Oct. 31 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Getting an...

AFL-CIO sues OSHA to demand emergency temporary standard for worker protections

The AFL-CIO has filed suit to compel the Labor Department to issue an emergency temporary standard that would offer stronger protection for U.S. workers...

AFSCME launches ads calling for state and local aid

‘Strong public services’ needed to beat pandemic, re-open economy Washington — The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME ) has launched an...

Labor leaders warn against reopening too soon

As communities and businesses, hard-hit by the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, begin the process of easing stay-at-home orders, local Labor leaders are...

Conducting Labor’s business at a distance

CONDUCTING LABORS’ BUSINESS with its first-ever Zoom meeting, the St. Louis Labor Council last week held its regular business online as it brought nearly...

Heroes Act protects and compensates essential workers, but Senate Republicans are...

The HEROES Act, a COVID-19 relief bill, introduced by Congressional Democrats and passed by the House, would provide compensation and critical health and safety...

Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club providing meals to children during...

Supporting children in need during this time of crisis, the Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club has launched an extensive meals program to help...

Nurses, abandoned by Federal Government; forced to buy their own masks,...

Washington — The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) — which represents nearly 200,000 nurses, respiratory specialists, health techs, physicians and other professionals in the...

Workers demand nursing home owners take action amid COVID-19 outbreaks at...

By TIM ROWDEN Editor St. Louis – Workers from Blue Circle Nursing & Rehab, where eight residents are suspected to have lost their lives to COVID-19...
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