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Guest Post: Chicagoland Hospitality Workers Rally For Fair Treatment At Neil Bluhm’s Rivers Casino

On Thursday afternoon, over 100 Rivers Casino workers, Chicago hospitality workers and community allies rallied outside of Rivers Casino. They are calling for better working conditions and an end to management-led intimidation at Rivers. Chicago billionaire Neil Bluhm is the chairman of the company that ... Read more »
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Workers march outside of casino

Some 100 Rivers Casino employees, Chicago-area hospitality workers and other union supporters marched outside of the Des Plaines casino Thursday, calling for better working conditions and the chance to join a union. Read more »
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Navy Pier’s Most Requested Server

Acie Boyd is a pilot, a flute player, and a scuba-diving enthusiast. He’s also likely to be your server if you visit Riva (700 E. Grand Ave.) at Navy Pier. Read more »

Unconventional Visitors: Union Turns Up at Cubs Convention!

If you attended the Cubs Convention at the Sheraton hotel last weekend you might have encountered a labor union activist and not even noticed. Read more »

Community to casino: Stop harassing your workers!

Clergy and community leaders from Chicago and the northwest suburbs delivered a petition today signed by 33 allies supporting employees at the Rivers Casino Des Plaines. Read more »

Ald. Brookins Calls For Hearing On Inequality Among Chicago Airport Concession Workers

Workers at the Hudson News bookstore at both Midway and O’Hare International airports say the company is not treating its North and South Side employees equally, and they want the Chicago City Council to investigate the issue. Read more »

Airport newsstand workers get City Hall support for fair pay (Video)

Newsstand workers from Midway Airport say they should be paid the same wages as workers at O’Hare and they’re getting some support from Chicago’s City Hall.   Read more »
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