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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...

Judge Mudge announces retirement, Judge Jumper steps up

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Edwardsville, IL – Madison County Chief Circuit Judge Bill Mudge, a longtime friend of Labor, announced he will retire in December...

Valencia celebrates boosts from unions, Pritzker, White

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Granite City, IL –Anna Valencia’s campaign for secretary of state has kicked into high gear with endorsements from more unions and...

Pro-Labor former East Alton mayor Joe Silkwood enters race for state...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent East Alton IL – Madison County Labor leaders were pleased and relieved last week when former East Alton Mayor Joe Silkwood...

Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 101 swears in officers

Belleville, IL – Officers of Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 101 were sworn into new three-year terms on Jan. 12 at the union hall in...