Legislative and Political Action
Illinois AFL-CIO Weekly Legislative Update - February 27, 2015
Breaking News: Rep. Reginald Phillips just introduced a right to work bill. The new house member is from Charleston, Illinois
VIDEO: JESUS 'CHUY' GARCIA'S FULL ELECTION NIGHT REMARKS
Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, at last night's election party, thanks the CWA & other Labor organizations for supporting his election (9:18 on the Video)
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...
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
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
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...
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...
"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...
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...
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...