Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Janus v AFSCME, the Springfield, Illinois Labor Lawsuit that Challenges Compulsory...

From Washington: We speak with reporter Jinitzail Hernandez, who sat in on the oral arguments of the US Supreme Court case of Janus v...

In Janus v AFSCME, Illinois Case Could Impact Union Membership Across...

Washington, February 26, 2018 -- The US Supreme Court today heard oral arguments in a case that arose out of Springfield, Illinois but could...

UPDATE: House Fails to Override Gov’s Veto of Bill that Prohibits...

State Capitol:  In a major victory for Gov Rauner, on Wednesday, House members attempted to override the Governor’s veto of a bill that would...

UPDATE: House Fails to Override Gov’s Veto of Bill that Prohibits...

State Capitol:  In a major victory for Gov Rauner, on Wednesday, House members attempted to override the Governor's veto of a bill that would...

Correction Officers Say IL Prisons are Dangerously Understaffed

Springfield: Roberta Lynch, Executive Director of AFSCME Council 31, is joined by correction officers working in Illinois prisons, who lay out a series of...

Restaurant Assn CEO, Sam Toia, on Legislation Impacting IL Restaurants

From the State Capitol:  Sam Toia tells us about what bills the Illinois Restaurant Assn, is supporting and opposed to, and why.  He also...

Battle Over Raising Illinois’ Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

From the State Capitol: Rep Mary Flowers (D) defended her proposal to have the Illinois minimum wage rise to $15/hour, and brought in several...

Should Non-Union Workers be Required to Pay Union Dues?

CHICAGO (March 1, 2017) – Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit will hear oral arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, a...

Gov Rauner, Educators, and Trade Group Leaders, on the Need for...

From Springfield: Gov Rauner holds a meeting with educators and students, about the great paying jobs that are often available to those with a...

Asking Gov Rauner to Sign, SB 261, Protecting Disabled Caregivers Pay

From the State Capitol:  A mother and her disabled son, share their story of having to provide personal care 24/7, 365 days a year...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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