The Illinois AFL-CIO Legislative App, with contact information for all 177 members of the General Assembly, the members of the Illinois Congressional delegation and statewide elected officials, is now available.
Youth Support For Unions Even Higher – Sixty percent of Americans like labor unions, according to a new Pew research poll. Three-quarters of people 18-29 years old approve of labor unions. Click here to read the entire article.
The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC), representing over 500,000 members, is proud to support former Secretary of Labor Tom Perez to be the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair.
Representing more than 500,000 members, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) General President Douglas J. McCarron and Political and Legislative Director Tom Flynn met with Pres. Donald Trump and other labor leaders on Mon., Jan. 23, to advocate for members and discuss core UBC issues.
Eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday.
Judge Matthew Kennelly of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois wrote in his ruling that only states have the power to enact laws prohibiting union security agreements. A right to work for anything less than a respectable, responsible living wage that enables a family to help grow the economy is WRONG.