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26 Mar, 2014, 13:52 ET SEIU Healthcare Illinois Praises Governor Quinn for Fighting to Protect Working Families and Reduce Income Inequality

 Governor Pat Quinn gave his annual budget address to the legislature today and released his fiscal year 2014-15 budget. The Governor...


05 Sep, 2013, 10:12 ET Chicago's Home Care Workers To Mark Historic Milestone

30 Years After they Rose Out of Obscurity and Poverty, Chicago Workers, Union Leaders  Revisit the Campaign that Transformed the American...


16 Apr, 2013, 08:10 ET South Side Parents To Demonstrate Against Closure Of Early Childhood Learning Facility

In Areas Already Jeopardized by CPS Closures, Loss of Early Learning Program Would Compound Educational Woes for Low-income Communities, Parents...


15 Nov, 2012, 10:24 ET Hundreds of Chicago Workers to Join In Nursing Home Safety March

Elected officials to participate in march/candlelight vigil for safe staffing, wages and resident safety State Sen. Heather Steans (7th) and...


10 Oct, 2012, 16:00 ET Workers tell Nursing Home Owners: Don't Shortchange Resident Care

Thousands of nursing home workers launch simultaneous pickets at 50 homes statewide in fight to improve quality of resident care With...


09 Oct, 2012, 15:51 ET More than 2,000 workers to stage simultaneous pickets at 50 nursing homes statewide

Call for owners to invest more resources in quality care for residents instead of pocketing record high profits The following is being...


18 Sep, 2012, 23:07 ET Healthcare Union Honors Teachers Union, Community Allies For Demonstrating The Power Of Grassroots Unity

 In the wake of the Chicago Teachers Union's announcement suspending its successful strike to protect the city's schools, Keith Kelleher,...


18 Sep, 2012, 12:21 ET Healthcare Union Provides Crucial Donation To Keep Kids Educated During Chicago Teachers Strike

Demonstrating its support for the welfare of the city's schoolchildren, one of Illinois' largest labor unions Tuesday provided critical funding for...


07 Aug, 2012, 11:07 ET State's Largest Union Local Stands In Solidarity With Striking Caterpillar Workers, As Joliet Picket Enters Fourth Month

 In a show of solidarity within the labor movement, Illinois' largest union donated financial support to striking Caterpillar workers in Joliet...


11 Jul, 2012, 17:36 ET Health Care Workers Criticize House Republicans For 'Blatant Political Stunt'

Union Says Congressional Vote to Repeal Health Care Law Diverts Washington's Attention from Job One:  Economic Recovery The Republican...