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We’re winning with Rahm!

UNITE HERE Local 1 is proud to endorse Rahm Emanuel for Mayor of Chicago, along with the following McCormick Place/Navy Pier unions: IUOE Local 399, IBEW Local 134, Carpenters, Steelworkers Decorators 17u, Riggers Local 136, Plumbers 130, IATSE Local 110, and Pipefitters 547. You can find a complete list of unions endorsing the Mayor here. Why is Rahm […]

Ameristar workers call for boycott (Chicago Tribune)

Union employees at Ameristar Casino are urging patrons to boycott the East Chicago boat until they reach a contract settlement with owner Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. that includes retention of their current health insurance plan. (Read more)    

Airline food workers push for lower health care costs (Crain’s Chicago Business)

Dozens of airline catering workers gathered at United Airlines’ Chicago headquarters today, asking officials to pressure contractors who offer high-cost, high-deductible health care coverage workers can’t afford. More: http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20150129/NEWS07/150129760/airline-food-workers-push-for-lower-health-care-costs    

Airport food workers protest against United Airlines (Chicago Tribune)

O’Hare International Airport food workers who supply onboard meals demonstrated outside United Airlines headquarters in Chicago on Thursday, demanding that the carrier pay its food vendors more so they, in turn, could provide affordable health insurance to their workers. More: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/ct-united-worker-protest-0130-biz-20150129-story.html