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 Media Releases

September 14 | UIC Strikers to Rally Today at 12 Noon

September 12 | UIC Bringing Strikebreakers from States on Chicago’s COVID Emergency Travel Order

September 10 | Art Build to Support UIC SEIU Local 73 Staff Gearing Up for Strike

September 3 | After 94% Vote to Strike, UIC Workers Deliver Strike Notice to UIC

September 2 | UIC Workers Announce Intention to Strike

August 26 | Cook County Recorder of Deeds Workers Deliver Petition to County Clerk Karen Yarbrough’s Office to Save Jobs

August 24 | Cook County Recorder of Deeds Workers Fight to Keep Jobs

August 11 | UIC Workers Gear Up for Strike Vote

August 4 | Chicago Public School Security Officers Demand #NoCopsInSchools

August 1 | Cook County Recorder of Deeds Workers to Lose Jobs in Merger

July 27 | Chicago Park District Workers Demand Seat At The Table For Their Own Protection As COVID-19 Risk Increases

June 26 | UI Health Occupational & Physical Therapists Being Infected By COVID-19

Media Clips

UIC Healthcare Workers Join Nurses on Picket Line During Strike


Susan Carlson

September 14, 2020

U of I Hospital nurses’ strike continues Monday, with SEIU Local 73 workers join picket lines


Alexis McAdams

September 14, 2020

Bus contractors, uniform suppliers, trophy makers: Many Chicago-area companies feel pain as schools begin with remote learning

Chicago Tribune

Abdel Jimenez

September 4, 2020

East Chicago school staffers rally in support of laid-off colleagues

The Times of Northwest Indiana

Steve Euvino

September 3, 2020

Why I’m voting to strike at UIC Op-Ed

The Daily Line

Monica Jones

August 24, 2020

UIC workers to take strike vote over pay raise, PPE

Chicago Sun Times

Clare Proctor

August 13, 2020

University of Illinois Health workers threaten Chicago strike

Becker’s Healthcare

Kelly Gooch

August 7, 2020

Chicago Park District workers ask for more safety, transparency around COVID-19 park closures

Chicago Sun Times

Jade Yan

August 4, 2020

Park District workers call for more communication and safety protocols when parks are closed because of COVID-19

Yahoo! News

Morgan Greene

July 30, 2020

U of I building service workers unhappy after work shift gets eliminated

ABC 20

Haydee Clotter

July 28, 2020

Reimagining Cook County government to achieve true equity Op-Ed

The Daily Line

Dian Palmer

July 20, 2020


Hospitals Struggle to Contain Covid-19 Spread Inside Their Walls

Wall Street Journal

Russell Gold & Melanie Evans

July 6, 2020


Defying unions, parents, and students, Chicago board keeps cops in school

People’s World

Mark Gruenberg

June 25, 2020


Board ratifies contract with SEIU Local 73 Custodians


Cassandra Smith

June 23, 2020


Government job losses are piling up, and it could get worse


Geoff Mulvhill

June 6, 2020


Pandemic shows need to invest in workers OP-ED

Gazette Chicago

Megan Carr

June 4, 2020


Cook County employees to begin returning to offices next month; buildings expected to open to public on July 6; Preckwinkle executive order

Chicago Tribune

Alice Yin

May 29, 2020


Bending PPE rules spells death for health care workers and families

People’s World 

Roberta Wood

May 20, 2020


Rally calls for more awareness

Chicago Tribune

John J. Kim

May 16, 2020


UIC Employees Seek More Protections After 2 Colleagues Die of COVID-19


Natalie Martinez

April 30, 2020

Illinois Nurses Association and SEIU Local 73 demand immediate safety measures for all UIC workers

Fight Back! News


April 30, 2020

He was supposed to retire Thursday after 34 years as a surgical tech. Instead, he died Monday after testing positive for coronavirus.

Chicago Tribune

Alison Bowen

April 30, 2020


Custodial Workers Ask for Hazard Pay: “We Are Front-Line Workers”


Blair Paddock

April 29, 2020


Coronavirus Chicago: Cook County Jail guard may be 1st correctional officer to die of COVID-19 at facility


John Garcia

April 20, 2020


US Healthcare Workers Demand Protective Gear in National Day of Action

Democracy Now!

April 10, 2020


Hospital Food Workers and Janitors Are Stuck in a “Death Trap”

In These Times

Kari Lydersen

April 7, 2020


Coronavirus Chicago: Some OEMC workers question essential status, say they lack masks and gloves


John Garcia

April 3, 2020


Sheriff Tom Dart Attacks Pritzker For Refusing New Inmates


Shannon Heffernan

March 27, 2020


Voters in Illinois, Arizona, Florida Trickle Into Polls

Bloomberg News

Ryan Teague Beckwith, Shruti Singh, Tyler Pager

March 17, 2020


The coronavirus toll in Illinois

Chicago Tribune

John Byrne, Ryan Ori, Hannah Leone, Morgan Greene

March 11, 2020


UIC Contract Fight


The Santita Jackson Show

February 21, 2020









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