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New majority college board removes union-supporting president

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Godfrey, IL – Who could care about a board of trustees election for a community college district? Well, maybe anyone who...

Illinois IAM Local 313 members strike Laura Buick-GMC

Collinsville, IL – In a trend seen across the nation, more than 50 mechanics and service advisors of IAM Local 313 walked off the...

Unions join missionaries to build family a home

Smithton, IL – Metro East union locals are helping a pair of missionaries build a house in Smithton (south of Belleville) for a mother of...

Reitz will advocate for Southern Illinois coal

Red Bud IL – The Metro-East’s newest state representative, Nathan Reitz (D-Steeleville), was appointed to the Illinois Coal Development Board, fitting with his previous...

Labor-supporting Stuart appointed to capital bill advisory panel

Springfield, IL – Labor-supporting state Rep. Katie Stuart (D-Edwardsville) has been appointed to a regional planning group and plans to use the position to...

Shimkus retirement scrambles Illinois Congressional picture

Collinsville, IL – The 2020 Congressional campaign in southern Illinois took a sharp turn when 12-term U.S. Rep. John Shimkus, (R-Collinsville), no friend of...

A conversation with Betsy Londrigan at Steamfitters Local 439 hall

Candidate for Illinois’ 13th District pledges not to take corporate money, supports apprenticeships By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Caseyville, IL – Betsy Londrigan, the woman who almost...

Labor’s new day – Illinois enacts dozens of new laws to...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – It’s a new day in the Land of Lincoln, where a pro-Labor governor and Democratic majority in the Illinois...

Laborers 397, Operating Engineers 520 call out non-union work in Pontoon...

By TIM ROWDEN Editor Laborers Local 397 and Operating Engineers Local 520 have a joint picket up against Precise Construction, a non-union subcontractor paying below area...

Southwestern Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council hosting sporting clays fundraiser

Sparta, IL – Labor supporters can help their political candidates and fire off a few rounds on Saturday, Sept. 7, at a sporting clays...
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