Illinois Nursing Homes Avoid Strike With Tentative 2-Year Deal With SEIU WorkersUnion leaders have said that the pandemic revealed long-standing issues including low wages, short staffing and lack of adequate supplies inside nursing homes.
Nursing Home Workers Threaten Strike In Midst Of PandemicWorkers at 40 Chicago-area nursing homes announced Monday they have set a May 8 strike date over wages as many of the facilities are treating patients suffering from the coronavirus.
Chicago's Black Leaders Discuss COVID-19 Pandemic"There are things our city, county and state government can do to protect these black workers and other workers of color as they do the work of taking care of all of us."
For Union Bus Aide, 11-Day Strike Took A Financial Toll And She's Pleading For HelpShe stood on the picket lines with her union members in October, and now a Chicago bus aide says she's afraid she'll soon be out in the cold, again, because she can't pay her bills.
City Announces Tentative Agreement With SEIU Local 73, Representing 7,500 CPS Support Staff -- But Teachers' Strike ContinuesThe union representing some Chicago Public Schools support staff has come to a tentative agreement with the city – but that has no effect on the teachers’ strike.
Chicago's Mayoral Candidates Use Different Methods To Build SupportWith ward organizations fading, the union's foot soldiers are equally valuable.
Home Care Workers Boo Rauner Over Proposed CutsUnionized home care workers tried to confront Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday, outside a state agency they claim he is hurting.
O'Hare Security Workers Plan One-Day StrikeDespite tensions over the possibility of more terror attacks like the one in Paris, some security workers at O’Hare International Airport planned to walk off the job on Thursday to demand better pay.
U.S. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Illinois Health Care WorkerThe U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a major decision in the case of an Illinois health care worker who decided she did not want to pay dues to the SEIU, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Janitors' Union Calling for Investigation of City Contract The SEIU wants Lisa Madigan to investigate potential mob ties to United Maintenance.
Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
Illinois Republicans: Dem Majority Got Labor 'Payoff' To Block Pension ReformJust follow the money, GOP state chairman Pat Brady tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
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.