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.
If you attended the Cubs Convention at the Sheraton hotel last weekend you might have encountered a labor union activist and not even noticed.
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.
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.
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.
A union representing hospitality workers has filed 31 unfair labor practice charges against Rivers Casino.
A Chicago-based hospitality workers union claims that Rivers Casino operators are trying to derail efforts to unionize employees at the Des Plaines gambling house.