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Providing vital service for little pay, union bus drivers win $15...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Belleville, IL – It’s tough enough driving a bus for sick people, seniors and others who need more help than just...

Joe Eble, longtime recording secretary of the Southwestern Illinois Central Labor...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Belleville, IL – It was three decades ago when Joe Eble signed on as recording secretary of the Southwestern Illinois Central...

Teachers’ unions demand action to slow spread of coronavirus

Missouri teachers’ unions urge statewide mask mandate; Illinois teachers call on Gov. Pritzker to close schools By TIM ROWDEN Managing Editor The union representing St. Louis public school...

Illinois Federation of Teachers urges immediate action and clear metrics to...

Westmont, IL – Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT) President Dan Montgomery is urging school districts to follow science and stay with or return to...

Illinois Federation of Teachers, educators call for remote learning statewide this...

Safety of students, teachers, and staff must be top priority The Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT), one of the state’s largest teachers unions, says students...

Opinion: Solutions to Illinois’ teacher shortage

By DAN MONTGOMERY President, Illinois Federation of Teachers Recently, we’ve been seeing headlines about a teacher shortage. This inability to fill teaching positions isn’t a new...

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...

Labor phone bank in Illinois needs volunteers

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Fairview Heights, IL – Everybody wants to help with the election, but sometimes it’s hard to find a good way to...