Teachers union activists assembled at the Chicago Public School Board before classes began to protest plans to expand for-profit charter schools.
Railroad Workers United reported that the first protest about safety, or lack of it, on rail lines occurred in Chicago on May 27.
Teacher Lily Eskelsen Garcia has seen poverty's impact on her students, so for her, the issue is personal.
In a rebuke to GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner's anti-worker agenda, the Democratic-run Illinois House voted his bill down.
The North Shore AFL-CIO Federation of Labor has launched a campaign to support the fight against racism.
The demonstrators had a single-minded determination to send a message to McDonald's on the eve of its stockholders meeting.
The quest of 7,500 fired New Orleans teachers and school staffers for back pay and damages ended in a loss at the Supreme Court.
Why was there a one-person train crew and no Positive Train Control system?
In current negotiations, the management trustees of the union's pension propose to radically change the union's pension plan.
"We see 20 percent of our workforce being deported; half of Texas' construction workers are undocumented."