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Illinois minimum wage increases to $11

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – The minimum wage in Illinois rose to $11 an hour on Jan. 1 as the state continues its...

Unions collecting for holiday gift cards for laid-off Amsted Rail employees

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Granite City, IL – Labor supporters have a chance this month to help some hard-working union members and their families from...

Stagehands 6, IBEW 1 electricians making pandemic holidays a little brighter...

By MARY ANN O’TOOLE HOLLEY Correspondent Blessings came in small, twinkling portions, but members of the Stagehands (IATSE) Local 6 were glad to get the work...

17,000 workers impacted by Trump administration’s suspension of union elections...

The Trump National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) suspension of union elections for a two-week period at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted nearly...

City of St. Louis in running for Space Command headquarters, and...

The city of St. Louis has bid for the U.S. Space Command’s new headquarters and its 1,400 jobs, and has advanced past an initial...

Hospitality/food service workers don’t know when they’ll be going back to...

By TIM ROWDEN Managing Editor As Congress fumbled the latest version of a COVID-19 economic relief package, hundreds of thousands of laid-off hospitality and food service...

$21 billion released for Rebuild Illinois work, including $1.8 billion for...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Collinsville, IL – Illinois’ recent surge in road building and improvements will continue for the next six years with $21.3 billion...

Hospitality/food service workers don’t know when they’ll be going back to...

Last Friday, hundreds of thousands of laid-off hospitality and food service workers received their final check of $600/week in federal unemployment insurance. While some parts...

Lay-offs averted for 1,200 UAW Local 2250 members at Wentzville assembly...

By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent General Motors will not be laying-off 1,200 UAW Local 2250 jobs at the Wentzville Assembly plant, as a result of the...

GM to lay-off 1,200 UAW Local 2250 members at Wentzville plant

St. Charles County designated a ‘coronavirus hot spot’ Citing employees’ concerns about COVID-19, General Motors has announced it will temporarily lay-off a shift of workers...
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