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Metro-East trades creating library of videos on union trades careers for...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Belleville, IL – It seems like a lifetime ago that building trades unions and a regional development group in the Metro-East...

Illinois’ Madison County continues long trending swing toward GOP

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Edwardsville, IL – Unofficial results from the Nov. 3 election in Madison County were disappointing to Labor’s friends in the Democratic...

Illinois AFL-CIO COPE endorsements for the Nov. 3 general election

The following ballot propositions and Southern Illinois candidates have been endorsed by the Illinois AFL-CIO and the 12th Congressional District COPE committee in the...

IBEW 309 steps up for clerks at Clinton County Electric Co-op

Collinsville – IBEW Local 309 in Collinsville is going to bat for a small group of office workers – three to be exact. The union for...

Early, absentee and mail-in voting options for Nov. 3 general election

This year’s general election is unlike any other. The ongoing threat of COVID-19 has voters weighing how best to cast their ballot safely, and...

Vistra Energy adds Baldwin, Joppa coal-fired power plants to closures list

Additional closures raise projected job losses to 545 By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Baldwin, IL – The problem of transitioning from coal energy to cleaner sources isn’t...

New marijuana laws topic of online Oct. 14 Labor Law Breakfast

New marijuana laws in Missouri and Illinois, which are causing anxiety for both management and labor, will be the topic of the next Labor...

Metro-East counties offer wide variety of early voting options

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent While partisans encourage voting by mail or stir up concerns about it, Metro-East area voters have another option that’s quick, easy...

Tri-Cities Labor Temple’s neon sign glowing again 50 years after it...

Granite City, IL – When the Tri-Cities Labor Temple opened here some 100 years ago to serve as the gathering point for the Labor...

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