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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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Midwest School for Women Workers 2014

The Chicago Federation of Labor will sponsor two union women at this year’s Midwest School for Women Workers, June 22-26, 2014, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Read more »
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Hudson Midway workers ratify first union contract

On April 11, 2014 Hudson News workers at Midway Airport ratified their first union contract covering about 70 workers. Hudson Midway workers joined the union in an effort to remedy the disparity between working conditions for airport workers at O’Hare Airport versus workers at Midway Airport. Just ... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
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