Service Employees International Union
Workers 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 were set to return to work Tuesday, after a three-day strike.
The Chicago Public Schools have struck a labor deal with their second largest union, but not the one that represents teachers.
Thousands of Chicago janitors have reached a tentative deal that would avert a strike next week at private buildings and public schools.
On 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.
The 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.
Students 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.