Black Lives Matter. Las Vidas Negras Importan. Czarne zycia sie licza.Read more
COVID-19 in the Workplace
COVID-19 en el lugar del trabajoRead 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.
Chicago Office Of Labor Standards Passes Workforce Committee
Workers Clear Final Hurdle before full Council VoteRead more
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.
Due to the holiday on Friday, July 4th the city will be altering the garbage pick-up schedule for the week. The Department of
Ward Night has been cancelled tonight, 5/19. I apologize for any inconvenience.