After nine months of negotiations, the membership has voted overwhelmingly to strike. In preparation for the strike, please click here to sign up for for a picket shift at Stroger Hospital, Provident Hospital, Cook County Jail, 118 N. Clark, and County Transportation/Highway locations.
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Toni Preckwinkle’s Choice: Settle the Contract or Own the Strike
County Economic Proposal Amounts to Massive Pay Cut!
Thousands of Cook County Workers, Nurses Ready to Strike
County Brings No Economic Proposals, Delays Bargaining Until Mid-June
CCH: Time To Do the Right Thing
No more waiting. Now is our time to seize the moment.
We Won’t Let CCH Negotiations Become The NeverEnding Story
Resolving Complex Issues in Cook County Health Negotiations
Cook County Sheriff’s Office Negotiations Back on Track
Cook County OUP Tone Improves
Cook County Health Negotiations: A Tale of Two Stories
Clerk’s Office Negotiation Focus on Overtime and Transfers
Sheriff’s Office Rebuffs Sexual Harassment and Flextime Proposals
When We Fight, We Win!
Sheriff’s Office Negotiation Move Backward
Specialists Announce Intent to Strike
Progress and Delays at OUP
Turning Point Reached in Cook County Health Negotiations
Significant Progress in Sheriff’s Office Negotiations
Resetting the Labor-Management Relationship at OUP
Steady Progress in Cook County Clerk’s Office Negotiations
Cook County Turns a Deaf Ear Toward Our Efforts to Improve Patient Care
Cook County Sheriff’s Office Negotiations Continue to be Positive
Substantive Discussions in Sheriff’s Office Bargaining Leads to Progress
We Must Stay Vigilant
Let’s Make CCH a Provider and Employer of Choice
Cook County Bargaining Continues
HSA of Cook County Lends Support to Striking Workers
‘Respect Us, Protect Us, Pay Us’ Demand SEIU Local 73 Cook County Members During One-Day Strike at Hospitals, Jail & Clerk’s Offices
SEIU Local 73 Cook County Members to Strike, Demand County ‘Respect Us, Protect Us, Pay Us’
Local 73 Informs Clerk Yarbrough Threatening Workers is Illegal
Strike Postponed Through Thursday Due to Judges’ Request
Cook County Spends Millions on Strikebreakers
County Clerk Yarbrough Threatens Union Members
Progress in Sheriff’s Office Negotiations
Victory on Pandemic Pay
SEIU Local 73 Files Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against Cook County
Cook County Members Overwhelmingly Vote to Strike
Cook County Workers Demand Economic Rights
We’re Putting the Pressure on Cook County Management
Cook County Management Threatens to Walk Out on Negotiations
A Message to Cook County Board: No More Politics Over People
Cook County Clerk’s Office Plans on Laying Off SEIU Local 73 members. We’re Not Going to Take It!
Cook County Recorder of Deeds Workers Deliver Petition to County Clerk Karen Yarbrough’s Office to Save Jobs
Fighting For Jobs at Cook County Recorder of Deeds