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Illinois Teamsters won’t deliver across Chicago Teachers Union picket lines: ‘Today it’s them, tomorrow it’s us’ [Chicago Tribune] 2019-10-27

Illinois Workers at IKEA Distribution Center Vote for a Union [BWI] 2019-06-25

Illinois Privately owned charter school network, Acero Schools, asks state labor board to put an end to teachers strike [Chicago Tribune] 2018-12-08

Illinois Nation’s First Teachers’ Strike at Charter Network Begins in Chicago [NYTimes] 2018-12-05

Illinois Fast food workers to strike for union rights in Detroit, Flint [Crain's Detroit Biz] 2018-10-02

Illinois Workers at 26 Chicago hotels go on strike [Chicago Tribune] 2018-09-09

Illinois Ford Workers Accuse Auto Union of Ignoring Sexual Harassment in Chicago [NewsMax] 2018-01-12

Illinois Gov. Rauner Veto Halts Fight For $15 Minimum Wage [Peoria Public Radio] 2017-08-31

Illinois Chicago: 1000 Teachers at 32 Charter Schools Vote to Join the Chicago Teachers Union [Diane Ravitch] 2017-06-18

Illinois Unite Here Local 1 Chicago workers create ringtone to curb immigrant deportation [KWQC] 2017-06-06


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Illinois A facelift at 40 for a beloved mural of Chicago Jewish life 2021-05-01 [Forward]

Illinois Second City comedy educators in U.S. score huge win in pro-union vote 2021-04-20 [CWA Canada]

Illinois Amazon Employees Stage Walkout at Distribution Center Over Working Conditionsng-conditions 2021-04-07 [WTTW]

Illinois Women of the 1910 Chicago Garment Workers' Strike 2021-03-31 [Natl Pk Svce]

Illinois Lawmakers, Chicago unions support Amazon workers’ union vote in Alabama 2021-03-26 [Chicago Sun-Times]

Illinois Chicago: Dozens of Trump Tower workers vaccinated ahead of schedule 2021-03-19 [ABC]

Illinois Labor board reportedly sides with Amazon workers who protested COVID-19 safety policies 2021-03-19 [Verge]

Illinois Amazon Retaliated Against Chicago Workers Following Spring Covid-19 Protests, NLRB Finds 2021-03-17 [The Intercept]

Illinois A Chicago Weed Worker Explains Why He and His Coworkers Are Unionizing 2021-03-03 [Jacobin]

Illinois As More Customers Go To Restaurants, Workers Are Desperately Waiting For The Vaccine 2021-02-26 [WBEZ Chicago]

Illinois Despite Slow Vaccine Rollout, Teachers Are Being Pushed Back Inside 2021-02-20 [Labor Notes]

Illinois From Librarians To Barbers, Public-Facing Workers Left Out Of Early Vaccination Rounds: ‘Our Jobs Are Essential But We Are Not’ 2021-02-15 [Block Club Chicago]

Illinois Chicago’s Teachers Will Get Vaccinated. When Will Its Child Care Workers? 2021-02-15 [Block Club Chicago]

Illinois Mayor, CPS leadership walk away from bargaining for safe return to school building 2021-02-08 [Chicago Teachers Union]

Illinois City must distribute vaccines equitably, and prioritize areas of greatest need 2021-02-08 [Chicago Teachers Union]

Illinois Chicago Federation of Teachers tentatively agrees to return to classrooms 2021-02-08 [New York Times]

Illinois CPS plans to lock out some teachers who don't show Monday, putting CTU on the verge of strike once again 2021-02-07 [Chicago Sun-Times]

Illinois Chicago Teachers Might Strike. A Group of Parents, Backed by a Right-Wing Law Firm, Stands to Sue. 2021-02-07 [The Intercept]

Illinois Chicago Teachers Union rejects Chicago Public Schools’ ‘last, best, final offer’ 2021-02-07 [Crusader]

Illinois Amazon workers' group in Chicago demands changes to new 10-hour 'megacycle' shift 2021-02-05 [Business Insider]

Illinois Amazon reportedly requiring 10-hour overnight shifts for some workers 2021-02-05 [Verge]

Illinois Parents to governor: mayor, CPS to reinstate locked out teachersUrge 2021-02-04 [Chicago Teachers Union]

Illinois Chicago Public Schools suspends in-person learning as possible teachers strike looms 2021-01-27 [SFGate]

Illinois SCOTUS declines to hear lawsuit from former Illinois worker seeking union dues reimbursement 2021-01-27 [Southern Illinoisan]

Illinois Chicago schools reopening hits snag as union fight escalates 2021-01-27 [Seattle PI]

Illinois CPS forces false choice on educators between lockouts and safety for them and loved ones 2021-01-25 [Chicago Teachers Union]

Illinois CTU rank and file votes to save lives, continue to teach safely and remotely 2021-01-25 [Chicago Teachers Union]

Illinois Chicago teachers vote to teach from home, defying district 2021-01-25 [AP News]

Illinois Chicago teachers begin vote to defy order to return to class 2021-01-23 [Jrnl Star]

Illinois Chicago Teachers Are Voting on Whether to Defy Monday's Reopening Order 2021-01-23 [Labor Notes]

Illinois Chicago school system locks out some teachers, withholds pay for not returning to in-person instruction 2021-01-13 [Washington Post]

Illinois CTU teachers decry virtual lockout, as more covid cases surface in schools 2021-01-12 [Chicago Teachers Union]

Illinois Illinois AFL-CIO Calls For Legislators To Save Nuclear Plants 2021-01-12 [NPR]

Illinois Chicago Federation of Teachers nurses say schools too unsafe to reopen; classroom teachers find few masks, poor ventilation 2021-01-11 [Washington Post]

 VIDEO Illinois Insurrection, The Coup and The Working Class With Professor Francis Boyle For more info 2021-01-09 [LVP]

Illinois Teachers confronting serious health risks decry CPS refusal to let them work remotely 2021-01-06 [Chicago Teachers Union]

Illinois Educators join parents in rejecting in-person learning until buildings are safe, pandemic is under control 2021-01-05 [Chicago Teachers Union]

Illinois Essential Workers in Chicago Walk Off Job to Demand Fair Pay and Safe Working Conditions 2020-12-24 [Democracy Now]

Illinois Local 73 Informs Clerk Yarbrough Threatening Workers is Illegal For more info 2020-12-22 [SEIU Local 73]

Illinois Warehouse And Factory Workers Make Their Case For Priority Access To The COVID-19 Vaccine 2020-12-18 [WBEZ]

 VIDEO Illinois Nursing home workers enter 2nd week of strike for better wages, hazard pay, PPE 2020-12-05 [Yahoo]

Illinois Massive strike at 11 Infinity Healthcare nursing homes enters second week 2020-12-04 [Crusader]

Illinois Healthcare workers in Streator strike for higher wages, better working conditions 2020-12-02 [MyWebTimes]

Illinois COVID-19 In Illinois: Striking Infinity HealthCare Nurses Hold Rally Downtown 2020-11-29 [News Break]

Illinois Nurse's plea to take COVID seriously brings city council to tears 2020-11-29 [ABC]

Illinois Nearly 700 nursing home workers walk off job, begin strike in fight for better wages, hazard pay, PPE 2020-11-29 [ABC]

Illinois Biden expected to usher in an era of worker-friendly policiies 2020-11-26 [Chicago Tribune]

Illinois Nursing home workers threaten strike over COVID-19 conditions 2020-11-14 [ABC]

Illinois Labour, grassroots groups demand legal votes of Black and Brown people be counted 2020-11-06 [Chicago Teachers Union]

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