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Garcia Back In Chicago After Fundraising Trip To NYC, D.C.Mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia was back in Chicago on Tuesday, following a two-day trip to the East Coast in search of campaign donations, volunteers, and Election Day help.
McDonald's Workers Detail Burns, Job HazardsMcDonald's workers in 19 cities have filed complaints over burns from popping grease, a lack of protective equipment and other workplace hazards, according to labor organizers.
Chuy Garcia Gets Endorsement From Major Union Jesus “Chuy” Garcia received a major boost Saturday in his bid to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel, as the powerful and big-spending Service Employees International Union’s State Council endorsed the challenger in the April 7 runoff election.
Union: Northwestern Hospital Closing Cafeteria, Forcing Employees To Unfamiliar JobsA workers union at Northwestern Memorial has said more than two dozen cafeteria employees at Northwestern Memorial Hospital will be forced into jobs they weren’t trained for when the cafeteria closes in two weeks.
Fast Food Workers Attend Convention To Plan Push For Higher Minimum WageFast food workers are attending a first-ever convention in Villa Park today... as they discuss ways to escalate their growing campaign for better wages, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Nursing Home Workers Hit Picket Line In Fight For Better PayWorkers from 50 nursing homes across Illinois, including half a dozen in the Chicago area, staged informational picketing outside of the homes Wednesday to demand improved pay and working conditions.
Oak Park Village Employees To Return To Work, NegotiationsOak Park village employees were set to return to work Tuesday, after a three-day strike.
CPS Reaches Deal With Service Employees' UnionThe Chicago Public Schools have struck a labor deal with their second largest union, but not the one that represents teachers.
Janitor Strike Averted With Tentative DealThousands of Chicago janitors have reached a tentative deal that would avert a strike next week at private buildings and public schools.
Activists Evoke Dr. King In Calling For Fair Contract For JanitorsOn the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in Memphis, union workers in Chicago are calling for a fair contract for janitors as they threaten to strike next week.
Chicago Janitors May Soon Walk Off The JobThe clock is ticking for janitors, who are ready to walk off the job next week if they don't reach a new deal with building owners.
Some CPS Students Tossing Out Healthy Lunch ItemsStudents in Chicago's Public Schools are eating healthier – if they're eating what's served at school. But some lunchroom personnel say the children are not.
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