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Boisterous crowd supports Illinois Workers’ Rights Amendment

Even ‘Mother Jones’ helps fire up the rally; all workers need to step up ‘cause it’s our fight’ By ELIZABETH DONALD Illinois Correspondent Collinsville, IL – The...

Illinois Labor cookout Aug. 16 in Springfield

Springfield IL – The Illinois AFL-CIO will host a Vote Yes for Workers Rights Cookout from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16...

Illinois AFL-CIO Democratic Primary Election endorsements

Springfield, IL – Following are the Illinois AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE) for the Democratic Primary Election on June 28. U.S. SENATE Senator Tammy Duckworth STATE...

Illinois AFL-CIO makes early primary election endorsements

Springfield, IL – The Illinois AFL-CIO Executive Board has voted to endorse several candidates for the Democratic Primary Election in June. The first-round endorsements...

Illinois AFL-CIO endorses Nikki Budzinski for Congress

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – The Illinois AFL-CIO has endorsed Nikki Budzinski for Congress in the new 13th District, to represent most of...

Illinois Labor hosting fundraiser for Attorney General Kwame Raoul

Illinois Labor is hosting a virtual Labor fundraiser for Attorney General Kwame Raoul from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22. The Illinois AFL-CIO...

Illinois AFL-CIO monitoring state’s redistricting effort

Redistricting without Census figures a challenge to Democrats Springfield, IL – The Illinois AFL-CIO is monitoring legislators’ efforts to complete a difficult legislative redistricting map...

Illinois DOL providing prevailing wage training online May 25

Springfield, IL – The Illinois Department of Labor (DOL) will hold an online training session for reporting wages and benefits to determine local prevailing...

Madigan, a strong ally of Organized Labor, resigns his seat in...

Illinois AFL-CIO issues statement thanking Madigan for ‘legacy of accomplishments for working families’ By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – Just weeks after losing his position...

Illinois AFL-CIO salutes Michael Madigan on historic legislative career of public...

Springfield, IL – The Illinois AFL-CIO, representing nearly one million working families across the state, issued the following statement on the retirement of longtime...