CHICAGO | It has been nearly 76 years since Memorial Day 1937, when Chicago police officers attacked steel workers picketing outside the now-shuttered Republic Steel plant, killing 10 and injuring hundreds of others.
MUNSTER | A once-a-year chance to get an application to become a union construction laborer attracted 984 people Wednesday to the headquarters of Local 41 of the Laborers International Union of North America.
CHICAGO | Illinois' largest union and Gov. Pat Quinn's administration reached a tentative contract agreement Thursday, averting the threat of the first state worker strike in decades.
INDIANAPOLIS | All union organizing elections would have to be conducted by secret ballot under an amendment to the Indiana Constitution approved 33-16 by the Republican-controlled Senate on Tuesday.
The United Steelworkers Young Workers Movement of District 7 will end its second annual Black Labor Week celebration with a Feb. 22 program called "Celebration of Civil Rights."
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposed constitutional amendment requiring a secret ballot be used in union organizing elections is set for a final Senate vote Tuesday after the Republican-controlled chamber rejected a change that would have forced all private groups to use secret ballots in their elections.
Merrillville wishes to keep the cost low for its new labor union park, so it's squeezing the locals for volunteers and donations while maintenance will be handled by inmates.
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Thanks to our "proud union homes "for keeping us from becoming obese by destroying the Twinkie-making company at the cost of thousands of jobs. Who is next -- Dunkin Donuts, McDonald's, Hershey?
I read that Hobart is considering dedicating a new park to unions.
MERRILLVILLE | A piece of property some Merrillville officials have viewed as an eyesore is expected to be improved.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Contract negotiations between the state of Illinois and government employees are at a "virtual standstill" because of unfair demands by Gov. Pat Quinn, a union is telling its members.
SPRINGFIELD | The state’s largest employee union said Wednesday that Gov. Pat Quinn canceled a speech after learning rank-and-file workers would be protesting outside the event.
SPRINGFIELD | Four years ago, Mike Carrigan had a close-up view of one of the odder moments of the Democratic National Convention.
EAST CHICAGO | Organizers from area United Steelworkers locals said about 1,000 people were part of an informational picket Monday in a show of solidarity and support for union negotiators trying to secure a new labor agreement with ArcelorMittal and other steel companies.
MERRILLVILLE | Members of the United Steelworkers and the community are expected to distribute information to Costco shoppers Saturday encouraging them to boycott products that Palermo Villa Inc. makes.
United Steelworkers Local 1010 is holding an informational picket Monday near the main office of ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor Flat Carbon in East Chicago.
Why would any American want to kill unions?
The month of August is the home stretch for United States Steel Corp. and ArcelorMittal USA to forge new contract agreements with the United Steelworkers.
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