Sixty workers who have been on strike at Chicago's Congress Hotel for eight years were joined June 15 by hundreds of supporters at a rally outside the hotel.
Only 2 percent of 90,000 Comcast workers nationally are organized. This was the second vote in five years at the Pullman facility.
University employees and students in Chicago and at colleges throughout Illinois are stepping up union campaigns and ready to strike for their collective bargaining rights.
Over 200 federal workers and their supporters used their lunch hour on March 16th to protest budget cuts.
Well over 2000 union and community activists turned out last Saturday in Chicago to support battling public workers in Wisconsin.
A new report paints a picture of exploitation of a mostly minority labor force in the logistics field.
Regardless of where one stands on the political spectrum, there is wide agreement that the labor movement knows how to "kick ass," when it comes to elections.
Angered by devastating budget cuts, threatened layoffs and school privatization, Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) members voted in a new leadership June 10.
Just six months after becoming a publicly traded company protests forced Hyatt Hotels to suspend its first shareholders meeting here.
Someone said that in a progressive society there is nothing permanent except change.