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Illinois union leaders push back against candidate’s call to reduce minimum...

Union leaders are pushing back against a Republican candidate’s comments opposing the national minimum wage and supporting reducing the current minimum wage. Regan Deering (R-Decatur)...

Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 101 donates boxes of school supplies to...

SPECIAL DELIVERY: Hats off to Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 101 members who donated boxes of school supplies to Ellis Elementary School in Belleville, Ill....

Workers’ Rights Amendment will promote higher job quality for workers and...

Data Shows Unions Producing Better Outcomes for Workers, Worksites, and Public Budgets La Grange, IL – Illinois workers earn higher wages, deliver higher levels of...

Teachers’ unions battle staff shortages

As schools across the region and throughout Missouri and Illinois face teacher shortages, raising pay and using federal relief funds to invest in the...

Crowe confirmed as U.S. attorney

Madison County Sheriff’s captain Kristopher Tharp announces for Senate By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent East Alton, IL – It’s been seven years since the Southern District of...

Inaugural International Mother Jones Festival celebrates legendary Labor leader and fighter...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent MT. OLIVE, IL – As a Labor leader, May 1 was a special day for Mary Harris “Mother Jones.” Now the...

Amazon deaths cast a pall over Madison County Workers Memorial Day...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Alton, IL – It seemed like it would be a night of good news at the annual Workers Memorial Day Observance...

Union Houses in St. Louis and Illinois represented by UNITE HERE...

Please DO PATRONIZE these union bars, restaurants, catering services, hotels and entertainment venues represented by UNITE HERE Local 74. ST. LOUIS HOUSES HOTEL/MOTEL FACILITIES Embassy Suites St....

Workers’ rights seminar planned

Swansea, IL – Rep. Jay Hoffman is co-hosting a virtual seminar with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office on April 26 called “Working with the...

First Mother Jones Festival planned for May 1 in Mt. Olive,...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent East Alton, IL – Will the Greater Madison County Federation of Labor members support the big May Day festivities coming up...