Daily Archives: February 18, 2015

Illinois AFL-CIO President Michael T. Carrigan response to Governor’s Budget Address

  After more than a year, the citizens of this state finally heard from Gov. Rauner concerning our state’s financial challenges. It is clear his solutions are to simply cut deeply into programs that ensure the economic security of the … Continue reading

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Labor History

February 19 American Federation of Labor issues a charter to its new Railroad Employees Department – 1909 A few weeks after workers ask for a 25¢ hourly wage, the Philadelphia Rapid Transit (streetcar) Co. fires 173 union members “for the … Continue reading

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