Barrington Janitors on Strike!

08/28/2015 - 12:08pm

On July 1, SEIU Local 1 members who work for contractor RJB in Barrington High School saw their wages cut from just $9.77 an hour to $8.50 an hour, forcing 18 custodians, some with over a decade of experience in Barrington schools, into financial hardship. It's been over 1 week since they have been on strike and still no push from management to stop the attacks on their families.

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#SaveDyett #FightforDyett

Chicago Jobs with Justice Joins Dyett High hunger Strikers

08/25/2015 - 1:22pm

Today, Tuesday, August 25th Chicago Jobs with Justice is on a One Day Fast in Solidarity with Dyett High School Hunger Strikers who are going into day number 9 of their hunger strike. We are proud to stand with our sisters and Brothers of KOCO, Pilsen Alliance, Chicago Teachers Union, Northside Action for Justice, Teachers for Social Justice, Raise your Hand, and many more.

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Window Washers Win a Fair Contract!

08/05/2015 - 3:26pm

On July 23rd, 2015 SEIU Local 1 Window Washers won a 3-year contract with significant wins for better healthcare, living wages and Safety on the job.

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Stop the Shutdown in Illinois!

07/28/2015 - 11:42am

We need to continue to hold Governor Rauner accountable and ensure our communities recieve the services that our communities, labor sisters and brothers fought so hard for to get. Join us in letting Governor Rauner know that our communities are not to blame and there are revenue solutions we can enact and pass to solve the current budget deficit. 


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