UAW Local 2488

Citizenship and Legislative Committee

A Simple Explanation of "Chained CPI"

Robert Reich, former secretary of labor under President Clinton, explains what "Chained CPI" is all about.

The Illinois Latino Leadership Conference featuring U.S. Senator Richard Durbin will be held in Normal at Heartland Community College on Saturday, September 21st..... Read more >>>

Red Cross Workers March and Rally

When: Sunday, July 28, 2013

Where: Assemble at the Peoria Labor Temple
from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., with march to Red Cross Center beginning at 2:30 p.m.

Red Cross workers have been fighting for the right to be represented, under a CBA, by AFSCME Council 31 for more than 5 long years. Red Cross workers have been in direct negotiations for better than 2.5 years.The NLRB has heard their complaints, injunctive relief has been granted, appeals have been denied, but still no contract!

Red Cross management has been unwilling to come to fair terms for these dedicated workers for more than 2.5 years at the bargaining table.

The time for justice for these workers is now!

Please join us on this very important march, to draw public attention to the plight of these hard working union men and women.

Stand for a fair contract now!


It's not very often that a legislator speaks so passionately about organized labor. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos has the courage to stand before Congress and show her support for organized labor.


Wealth Inequality in America

In a January/2013 Viewpoint article, Time Magazine contributor Eric Liu hits the nail on the head when it comes to the decline of organized labor...

 

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