Voters will decide whether to enshrine workers’ rights in the state constitution on November 8.
A growing coalition of drivers is organizing nationwide.
Despite its experimental environment, Chicago’s drag world entered the pandemic with a lack of labor protections. COVID-19 exacerbated economic hardships, especially for queer performers of color who have dealt with the discriminatory practices of club culture. With Asian drag performers often left out of conversations about representation, forming a labor union may improve the city’s […]
Photos from the Reader editorial union’s rally on April 21, 2022.
Staffers picketed Reader co-owner Leonard C. Goodman’s Lakeview home in support of the city’s oldest free alt-weekly.
Baristas in Chicago are joining a union drive that’s sweeping Starbucks nationwide.
Police unions were born of resistance to discipline for brutality. Do they belong in the labor movement?
COVID-19 provides cover for a union bust at Saint Xavier University.
The UIC prof and former factory worker has no nostalgia for the days of middle-class manufacturing jobs.
Also, the Chicago Police Department discredits terrorism plot rumors.
Also, a Chicago priest blessed the Mandalay Bay hotel floor where Las Vegas shooter conducted massacre.
What if Illinois workers responded to austerity measures the way French workers did this week?
Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976 is as much about 2016 as it is about the bicentennial.
Chicago elected officials who sat down with the governor say sweet talk only goes so far.
The latest battle over privatizing education in Chicago