Category Archives: Union

Today is the Day !!!


  The minimum wage increase in Cook County starts today, July 1st It’s going up to $10 an hour and will increase by a dollar every year to get to $13 an hour by 2020. There are at least 50 … Continue reading

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Ald. Ameya Pawar Throws First Official Hat in Democratic Ring for Illinois Governor


For a sitting, massively rich Republican governor who just added $50 million in personal cash to his re-election campaign, a sitting Chicago alderman with a measly $50,000 probably doesn’t seem much of a threat.And perhaps pro-business, union-critic Governor Bruce Rauner … Continue reading

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Is Illinois Going to Have A Budget Soon ?


 A plan to end a two-year Illinois budget standoff negotiated in the Senate — which likely includes an income tax increase as well as items on Gov. Bruce Rauner’s agenda — could get a vote in Springfield as early as … Continue reading

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Illinois Residents Movin’ On


United Van Lines reports that Illinois is Number 2 is the ratio of people moving out versus those moving in. 63% of the loads are leaving Illinois. I wonder where weather would be categorized. Interesting that young people are moving … Continue reading

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History, logic are against unionization efforts


http://dailynorthwestern.com/2014/02/04/opinion/letter-to-the-editor-history-logic-are-against-unionization-efforts/

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Breaking News: Chicago Teachers Union Supports Parents Who Opt Out of ISAT!


Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This is not good news for Pearson, whose stock recently took a tumble. The Chicago Teachers Union is supporting parents who boycott the obsolete ISAT: NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   CONTACT:                      Stephanie Gadlin…

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