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 Media Releases/Advisories/Statements

February 14, 2019 SEIU Local 73 Applauds Passage of the $15 Minimum Wage

January 30, 2019 Chicago Crossing Guards Do Not Have to Report to Work in Record Cold Temperatures After Union Intervenes

December 6, 2018 SEIU Local 73 endorses Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor

October 29, 2018 – Members Elect New Officers at SEIU Local 73

September 5, 2018 – City of Chicago workers show up in force at Thompson Center

August 21, 2018 – CPS workers rally at CPS Headquarters

June 27, 2018 – Members in IL and IN vow to stick together against Rauner & his friends behind Janus v. AFSCME

May 22, 2018 – 73 union members who provide vital public housing services receive layoff notices due to non-union contract scheme

March 16, 2018 – Loyola University non-tenure track faculty to announce plans for contract bargaining actions

February 26, 2018 – SEIU Members protest efforts by CEOs, billionaires to use the Supreme Court to further rig the system against working people


Media Clips

Former Sparc workers say firings were retaliation for unionizing effort

The State-Journal Register

Dean Olsen

February 8, 2019


City Lets Crossing Guards Go Home After A Cold Morning

CBS Chicago

Roseanne Tellez

January 30, 2019


Graduate, teaching assistant unions forming to fight for higher wages

The Alestle

JoAnn Weaver

January 24, 2019


Defying Predictions, Union Membership Isn’t Dropping Post-Janus

Governing Magazine

Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene

December 10, 2018


Toni Preckwinkle accepts endorsement from Chicago Teachers Union, 2 other major union affiliates

Chicago Tribune

Gregory Pratt

December 6, 2018


Chicago Mayoral Candidates Differ on Elected School Board


Paris Schultz

December 6, 2018


Toni Preckwinkle recibe el apoyo de tres sindicatos para su postulación a la Alcaldía de Chicago

Univision Chicago

December 6, 2018


Calumet Park outsources fire department in ‘historic’ move that could trigger ‘chain reaction’ of privatizations

Daily Southtown

Zak Koeske

November 21, 2018


UIC Unions United Coalition


Back on the Beat with Dick Kay

November 17, 2018


SEIU Certified to Bargain on Behalf of ISU Graduate Assistants

Bloomberg Law

Michael J. Bologna

November 1, 2018


ISU graduate students approve joining union

The Pantagraph

Lenore Sobota

October 23, 2018


Treasurer’s office observes LGBT History Month

Windy City Times

Matt Simonette

October 24, 2018


SEIU Holds Rally To Support Dem Candidates

WBBM Newsradio

Mike Krauser

October 20, 2018


Trabajadores de la ciudad de Chicago exigen un mejor contrato al alcalde Rahm Emanuel

Univision Chicago

Natalie Pérez

September 5, 2018


Chicago bus aides, custodians get support in contract fight

Cook County Chronicle

Kevin Beese

September 3, 2018


Union warns background checks could bar some CPS teachers on first day of class

Chicago Sun Times

Adam Thorp

August 31, 2018


Nuevas medidas de CPS para regular la comunicación entre trabajadores y alumnos

Telemundo Chicago

Gio García

August 23, 2018


Days before school starts, CPS still won’t say how many workers have been disqualified by background checks

Chicago Tribune

Juan Perez Jr.

August 29, 2018


Graduate Workers at Loyola Can Now Hold a Second Job

Loyola Phoenix

Michael McDevitt

August 22, 2018


Gary schools forum touts improvements, draws critics


Carole Carlson

August 15, 2018


Public sector unions are defiant in the wake of Janus Supreme Court decision

Gazette Chicago

Igor Studenkov

August 3, 2018


The SCOTUS Janus Decision

Radio Islam

Tariq I. El-Amin

June 29, 2018


Unions, anticipating Janus case Supreme Court loss, jump-start recruiting drives

Chicago Sun Times

Lynn Sweet

June 28, 2018


Court strikes down Chicago Park District pension plan

Chicago Tribune

Hal Dardick and John Byrne

April 2, 2018


Loyola University strike

WGN Radio

Outside the Loop

April 8, 2018


After Loyola’s Cinderella NCAA Run, Faculty Are Out On Strike. Where is Sister Jean?

In These Times

Jeff Schuhrke

April 4, 2018


Loyola nontenured faculty members stage one-day strike

Chicago Tribune

Dawn Rhodes and Nereida Moreno

April 4, 2018


Loyola University non-tenure-track faculty on 1-day strike; prepare for longer

Chicago Sun Times

Sam Charles

April 4, 2018


Loyola Rally

Chicago Tonight WTTW

Amanda Vinicky

April 4, 2018


Loyola University-Chicago Non-Tenured Faculty on Strike Over Stalled Contract Talks


Julian Crews

April 4, 2018


Adjunct faculty at Loyola University Chicago stage walkout over contract dispute

The Washington Post

Danielle Douglas-Gabriel

April 4, 2018


IL Democratic primary results


George Pearson

March 21, 2018


Loyola Soard in March Madness While a Faculty Strike Looms

The Nation

Dave Zirin

March 19, 2018


Non-Tenure Track Faculty to LUC – ‘Walk the Walk’

Loyola Phoenix

Terry Boyle

March 21, 2018


Non-tenure-track University of Chicago faculty could strike this week

Chicago Sun Times

Stefano Esposito

March 14, 2018


Non-Tenure Track Faculty to Strike If No Deal With Admin by Thursday

The Chicago Maroon

Spencer Dembner

March 13, 2018


Professors Offer Support for Non-Tenure Track Faculty

The Chicago Maroon

Letter to the Editor

March 6, 2018


Unions rally in Loop over ‘fair share’ case being heard before Supreme Court

Chicago Sun Times

Mitch Dudek

February 26, 2018


An open letter to gov from a union worker

Chicago Sun Times

Kim Akins

February 26, 2018


Labor Marshals Nationwide Show of Force as Supreme Court Hears Janus v. AFSCME

The Progressive

Teke Wiggin

February 23, 2018


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