Vote Yes for Earned Sick Time for Chicago!

02/13/2015 - 9:54am

There are currently 460,000 workers across the city of Chicago have no right to a single Paid Sick day. Many workers risk losing their jobs if they take a sick day to care for a child or an elderly member of their family. Workers need to be able to take a sick day, because workers who go to work sick are more likely to get co-workers and customers sick as well. If we pass Earned Sick Time in Chicago it is estimated that the community will spend about $12 million less annually on health care expenses mostly as a result of reduced emergency department use.

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Guitar Center Workers Continue to Fight for First Contract!

02/11/2015 - 3:55pm

Since October of 2014 members of RDWSU at Guitar center in Chicago have been fighting for their first contract.  Instead of Guitar center coming to the bargaining table to hear from workers who work at their stores they have been met with hostility and Anti-union efforts from management.

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Kiana Howard

Walmart cuts workers hours and fires workers!

02/11/2015 - 11:58am

Last Black Friday, workers from across the country stood up and demanded $15 an hour and fulltime work schedules. They have made great strides for workers across the country but Walmart continues to retaliate against workers taking protected action for better working conditions.

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