Over the past 20 years, administrative, support and clerical workers have seen the UC system hold down their real wages by nearly 24 percent, the union says.
In Chicago, the demand was for Republican Gov. Rauner to "stop killing us" and to facilitate the passage of a budget that prioritizes poor and working families.
Tefere Gebre has been a proud union member for most of his life, valuing the freedom of people to come together in union.
It was not only the 49 lives that were snuffed out by bullets last Sunday; the jobs of all surviving employees at Pulse were also casualties.
Labor and community organizers worked tirelessly throughout the day to stage events that engaged the community in vibrant ways.
Richard Trumka remarked, "We deserve better" than Donald Trump's racism.
Over 5,000 joined the Chicago Teachers Union for a Tailgate Party and Solidarity Rally for public education and a fair contract
Their contract with ArcelorMittal expired September 1; the union is staying on the job in hopes of a fair contract, but are ready to fightback in what are very tough negotiations.
United Steelworkers (USW) union members and allies demonstrated this past week in two separate rallies for a fair contract for workers who produce steel.
Teachers union activists assembled at the Chicago Public School Board before classes began to protest plans to expand for-profit charter schools.