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CBS GSF5.9.14

Thompson Center Food Service Workers Seek Quinn’s Help Keeping Jobs

Union food service employees at the Thompson Center food court were urging Gov. Pat Quinn to protect their jobs in the face of a looming management changeover. Read more »
Rivers Casino

Rivers Casino settles with union over labor charges

Rivers Casino operators have reached a settlement with a Chicago-based hospitality workers union over claims the casino tried to prevent employees from unionizing. Read more »
DailyHerald Rivers 5-7-14

Agreement: Rivers Casino can’t threaten workers wanting union

Rivers Casino management must post a notice to employees promising not to threaten them if they seek to join a union, according to a settlement between the Des Plaines casino and a labor union that’s been trying to organize its workers. Read more »
Crains RiversULP5-6-14

Bluhm, union settle charges in Rivers Casino organizing drive

Billionaire real estate investor Neil Bluhm and Unite Here Local 1 have settled a series of charges over the union’s drive to organize workers at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, the state’s most lucrative gambling hall. Read more »
ProgressIL RCDP rally 3-14-14

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 »
Rivers 3.13 DailyHerald

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 »
Groupon Acie 2.4.14

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 »
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