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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...

Workers’ rights constitutional amendment to go on Illinois ballot

Springfield, IL – The Illinois House last week passed a proposed constitutional amendment that would effectively ban “right-to-work” laws in the state. It will...

Missouri retains eight Congressional seats, Illinois loses one in 2020 Census

Initial results of the 2020 United States Census show Missouri will retain all eight of its Congressional seats, while Illinois, which saw a population...

‘When crisis hits… union workers stand up’

Speakers recognize the sacrifice of union workers at Madison County Workers Memorial Day program By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Alton, IL – Whenever America has been in...

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...

Climate Union Jobs Act calls for prevailing wage for Illinois renewable...

Would create hundreds of thousands of union jobs A clean energy bill backed by a coalition of Labor unions, passed unanimously through the Illinois House...

Crowe initiative would lower property taxes for working families

Springfield, IL – Working families in Illinois could get some relief from hefty property tax burdens. State Senator Rachelle Crowe (D-Glen Carbon) has introduced...

Illinois plans for April re-opening

Springfield, IL – Illinois could move into a new phase of re-opening from COVID-19 restrictions soon under a new “framework” presented by Gov. J.B....

Madison County Federation of Labor welcomes new delegate

UTILITY WORKERS LOCAL 640 President Phil Green (right), was sworn-in as a delegate to the Madison County Federation of Labor by President B. Dean...

Madison County Federation of Labor will meet in-person Feb. 25 for...

East Alton, IL – The Greater Madison County Federation of Labor will resume in-person meetings – carefully – on Thursday, Feb. 25, just in...