Angry Union Protest Prompts Quinn To Cut Short State Fair RallyGov. Pat Quinn received anything but a warm welcome at the Illinois State Fair on Wednesday, when a huge crowd of union protesters booed the governor as he took the stage.
Oak Park Employees Picket As Managers Fill InThree dozen SEIU Local 73 union members picketed outside the Oak Park village hall in sweltering 90-plus degree heat Saturday, protesting what they say is inequity and unfairness in the village’s wage structure.
Unions Protest Quinn On Governor's Day At State FairGovernor’s Day at the Illinois State Fair usually means interest groups will try to catch the governor’s ear as well as those of his supporters. This year was no exception.
Chicago Workers Head To Wisconsin For ProtestSome Chicago workers will be joining the protest in Wisconsin, against Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to strip collective bargaining rights from most public employees.