Black Lives Matter.

Black Lives Matter.   Las Vidas Negras Importan.  Czarne zycia sie licza.

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COVID-19 Resources / Recursos acerca de COVID-19

COVID-19 in the Workplace

COVID-19 en el lugar del trabajo

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Addressing the "No Match" Crisis and SSA

Arise Chicago and National Coalition End SSA’s Most Egregious “No Match” Language. 

Changes critically include eliminating arbitrary, impossible deadline

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Lincolnwood Workers, Residents Win Back County Earned Sick Time

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.

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2019 Labor Day Reflections & Celebrations

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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.

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Teachers at Old Town School of Folk Music File to Form Union

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.

 

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Chicago Office Of Labor Standards Passes Workforce Committee

Chicago Office Of Labor Standards Passes Workforce Committee

Workers Clear Final Hurdle before full Council Vote

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Broken Bodies, Fighting Spirits: Life After a Workplace Injury

Arise organizers observed a disturbing trend in long-term negative impacts on workers and their families after a worker was injured on the job. In addition to living with long-term or permanent pain, members shared other physical and mental health issues, as well as financial difficulties, and strain on family relationships.

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Workers Claim Victory to Cook County Paid Sick Days Legislation

Due to the holiday on Friday, July 4th the city will be altering the garbage pick-up schedule for the week. The Department of

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Chicago Workers Prevail Over Powerful Industry Lobby and Win Earned Sick Days in Chicago

Ward Night has been cancelled tonight, 5/19. I apologize for any inconvenience.

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