• Your union-made Labor Day shopping list

    Your union-made Labor Day shopping list

    Planning a Labor Day weekend cookout? Use this list of food, snacks and beverages to make sure your celebration supports hardworking union members.

  • Make sure you are registered to vote

    Make sure you are registered to vote

    This election is crucial, especially for public-service employees. And it's easy to register. So make sure you, your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers can vote on Election Day, Nov. 4.

  • Bruce Rauner's

    Bruce Rauner's "secret plan" for Illinois

    What’s Bruce Rauner’s agenda if he becomes governor? Beyond attacking public employees and destroying their unions, it’s pretty hard to tell.

  • State gambles on lottery privatization – and loses

    State gambles on lottery privatization – and loses

    The state is moving to abruptly end its contract with a for-profit firm hired to manage the state lottery in another example of privatization failing to live up to its promises.

  • State employees welcome back wage payment

    State employees welcome back wage payment

    State employees in five departments have now received partial payment of wages owed for more than two years. Payments were the result of a hard-fought appropriation measure enacted in the spring legislative session.

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