After ongoing push back from Arise Chicago, our partner National Immigration Law Center, additional organizations, and legislators including U.S. Rep. Chuy Garcia, the Social Security Administration recently announced it would end the use of “No Match” letters!Read more
COVID-19 in the Workplace
COVID-19 en el Lugar del Trabajo
COVID-19 w Miejscu PracyRead more
Black Lives Matter. Las Vidas Negras Importan. Czarne zycia sie licza.Read more
Re-Imagine Worker Rights as we Re-Imagine Labor Day!
Reimagina los derechos de los trabajadores como re-imaginamos el Día del Trabajo!
Después del 1º de Julio, ¡Checa tu cheque!
Po 1 lipca sprawdź czek!
After July 1, Check Your Check!Read more
Arise Chicago and National Coalition End SSA’s Most Egregious “No Match” Language.
Changes critically include eliminating arbitrary, impossible deadline
Lincolnwood Workers, Residents Win Back County Earned Sick Time
Celebrate reinstating ordinance for over 1,700 local workers
Express outrage as board abandons county minimum wage workers
Lincolnwood residents and worker rights organization Arise Chicago celebrated the victory restoring Cook County sick time to the northern suburb after months of organizing and meeting with Village Board members. The change will go into effect starting July 1, 2020. At the January 7, 2020 Village Board meeting, the Lincolnwood Village Board voted to end its 2017 “opt out” of the Cook County Sick Time ordinance, thereby bringing the protection back to 1,764 local workers.Read more
Each Labor Day weekend Arise Chicago and the Chicago Federation of Labor organize the Labor in the Pulpit/on the Bima/in the Minbar. This year we will be present in 112 services.
At a rally filled with music and celebration, teachers from the Old Town School of Folk Music announced today that an overwhelming majority of faculty have signed cards to form a union with the Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT) and have a greater voice to address issues in their workplace.