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Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, at last night's election party, thanks the CWA & other Labor organizations for supporting his election (9:18 on the Video)

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Illinois AFL-CIO Weekly Legislative Update - February 20, 2015

Rauner gives budget address Senate appointments President Obama dedicates Pullman as national park Labor responds to...

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Illinois AFL-CIO Weekly Legislative Update - February 6, 2015

Highlighted in this issue: • Gov. Rauner State of the State address • Senate Democrats pass increase in minimum wage • Labor responds to anti-worker agenda

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CWA Unified Council of Illinois Has Endorsed The Following In The Upcoming 2015 Chicago Elections

Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, Mayor of Chicago Anne Shaw, Alerwoman 1st Ward Susan Sadlowski Garza,10th Ward Alderwoman Jorge Mujica, 25th Ward Alderman

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Supreme Court Rules For Employer in Retiree Benefits Fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a company that amended a collective bargaining agreement to force retirees to pay toward healthcare costs, throwi...

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Illinois AFL-CIO Legislative Update

Attached is Legislative Update for this week. Highlighted in this week?s edition: In Solidarity, Michael T. Carrigan, President Illinois AFL-CIO...

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"Talking Union" By: Pete Seeger

Labor balladeer Pete Seeger has been a musician, songwriter, political activist, and union organizer since the 1930s. He wrote the song "Talking Union" with Millard Lampell, Lee Ha...

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Labor Day 2014 Celebration Pullman Historic Site

Every day, workers labor and sacrifice to achieve their part of the American Dream. On Labor Day 2014 the Nation will honor and celebrate working women and men for their achiev...

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Justice Ginsburg's Passionate 35-Page Dissent of Hobby Lobby Decision

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg rebuked the high court's majority ruling exempting some companies from ObamaCare's contraception mandate, saying the "startling breadth" o...

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U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly Presents? Illinois? 2nd Congressional District Youth Summit & Job Expo

Saturday, May 31, 2014 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Registration begins promptly at 10:00 a.m.) Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy 250 E. 111th St., Chicago, ...

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