Tom Balanoff

Union Janitors Vote To Authorize StrikeWaving purple sheets of paper in the air and chanting "Yes, we can!" about 2,000 janitors rallied at Teamster City at Ashland Avenue and Jackson Boulevard on Saturday.
Union Janitors March Downtown Ahead Of Contract TalksAbout 3,000 union janitors occupied the plaza outside of Chase Bank in downtown Chicago Sunday afternoon, as the group prepared for contract negotiations.
Pacific Trade Summit Draws Labor Day ProtestThis Labor Day, opponents of a trade agreement with Pacific Rim countries protested what they see as another assault on labor, the environment and healthcare.

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