Organized labor kicked off its Labor Day festivities early this year, with a nationwide series of strikes at fast food outlets and retail stores on Thursday, including one in Chicago. But while these pickets and protests are being funded by labor unions and led by union organizers, the organ…
Leon Lynch, a longtime union labor activist who started his career as a steelworker in East Chicago and was the first African-American to hold a senior-level position in a U.S. labor union, died Friday. He was 76 and died in Memphis, Tenn.
The Illinois AFL-CIO gave its endorsement Wednesday to various candidates across the state for the Illinois General Assembly, including two people running for south suburban seats who have ties to former state legislators.
INDIANAPOLIS | The campaign to make Indiana a right-to-work state soon may be coming to a television screen near you.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels believes Tuesday's decision by Ohio voters to overturn a state law restricting collective bargaining for public employees will not affect Indiana's right-to-work debate.
The Northwest Indiana chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute is holding its 33rd annual state convention in Merrillville later this month.
SPRINGFIELD | The protests over union bargaining rights in Wisconsin are drawing Illinoisans on both sides of the issue north of the border.
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