• Historic union wins at Art Institute of Chicago

    Historic union wins at Art Institute of Chicago

    Staff at the Art Institute of Chicago and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago voted overwhelmingly to form their union—the Art Institute of Chicago Workers United—with AFSCME Council 31 in mail-ballot elections tallied January 11 and 12.

  • VIDEO: AFSCME Council 31 On the Front Lines

    VIDEO: AFSCME Council 31 On the Front Lines

    AFSCME members have been on the front lines of this pandemic since Day One and we’re still going strong. Don’t miss this video that premiered at the Council 31 convention on October 16.

  • Museum, school employees file for historic union election at Art Institute of Chicago

    Museum, school employees file for historic union election at Art Institute of Chicago

    Employees of the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC, the museum) and the School of the Art Institute (SAIC, the college) took another big step toward forming their union when they filed representation petitions with the National Labor Relations Board.

  • The path forward: COVID-19 vaccines

    The path forward: COVID-19 vaccines

    Getting vaccinated can prevent getting sick with COVID-19 and spreading the virus to your co-workers and loved ones.

  • Art Institute of Chicago workers join AFSCME

    Art Institute of Chicago workers join AFSCME

    More than 300 employees of the Art Institute of Chicago are forming a union, the Art Institute of Chicago Workers United (AICWU), with AFSCME. The announcement came Aug. 3 in a public letter signed by 60 employees.

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