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Strike authorization leads to new contract approval in southern Illinois

Strike authorization leads to new contract approval in southern Illinois

Murphysboro, IL – The 26 members of AFSCME Local 2464, which represents employees of Jackson County in southern Illinois, have won a new..

December 3, 2018 with 0 Comments
IBEW Local 309 honors longtime members with service awards

IBEW Local 309 honors longtime members with service awards

Edwardsville – IBEW Local 309 honored its longtime members with service awards at the annual retirees’ luncheon on Nov. 3 at Sunset..

December 3, 2018 with 0 Comments
How Labor helped bring down Scott Walker and Bruce Rauner

How Labor helped bring down Scott Walker and Bruce Rauner

By RACHEL M. COHEN In the Nov. 6 election, in a strong rebuke to the anti-labor agendas of Wisconsin and Illinois’ Republican governors,..

December 3, 2018 with 0 Comments
Iron Workers 392 picketing O’Reilly Auto Parts, Dollar General over use of non-union contractor

Iron Workers 392 picketing O’Reilly Auto Parts, Dollar General over use of non-union contractor

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November 26, 2018 with 0 Comments
Democrats’ Legislative wins highlight Illinois results

Democrats’ Legislative wins highlight Illinois results

But Republicans show strength, too By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Labor’s allies in the Democratic Party had a mixed bag of results..

November 19, 2018 with 0 Comments
Appellate court rules against Rauner, for union

Appellate court rules against Rauner, for union

Springfield, IL – Think appellate courts don’t matter? Check this out. An appellate court has ruled the Illinois Labor Relations Board..

November 3, 2018 with 0 Comments
Biden leads rousing GOTV rally for Brendan Kelly in campaign’s final days

Biden leads rousing GOTV rally for Brendan Kelly in campaign’s final days

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Fairmont City, IL– Democrats and their Labor allies brought out the big guns for a last major rally..

November 2, 2018 with 0 Comments
Vote Nov. 6 – for the future of Labor

Vote Nov. 6 – for the future of Labor

Illinois leaders call on working people to step up By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Workers must turn out on Nov. 6 and vote for the..

November 1, 2018 with 0 Comments
Biden slated to headline GOTV rally Oct. 31 at Iron Workers Local 392

Biden slated to headline GOTV rally Oct. 31 at Iron Workers Local 392

Fairmont City – Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to headline a Democratic Party Get Out The Vote rally on Wednesday, Oct. 31, which..

October 29, 2018 with 1 Comment
Machinists, Greater Madison County Federation of Labor call out Wood River Township’s Mike Babcock for blocking union contract

Machinists, Greater Madison County Federation of Labor call out Wood River Township’s Mike Babcock for blocking union contract

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent East Alton, IL – Machinists District 9 members and a well-dressed rat picketed the Wood River..

October 22, 2018 with 0 Comments
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