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Join IATSE Women’s Committee @ the March!

Join IATSE Women’s Committee @ the March!

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Women’s March to the Polls – 10/13/18

Women’s March to the Polls – 10/13/18

Women’s March Chicago Returns to Grant Park to Rally and March as Early Voting Gets Underway Saturday, October 13, 2018 “March to the Polls 2018” to Celebrate First Time Voters and Inspire Voter Turnout   CHICAGO, Illinois, August 8, 2018 — Women’s March Chicago (WMC) will once again take over Grant Park on October 13, 2018,

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CFL-Endorsed Candidates for 11/6 General Election

CFL-Endorsed Candidates for 11/6 General Election

2018 General Election Tuesday, November 6, 2018   CFL-Endorsed Candidates   Every election cycle, the Chicago Federation of Labor endorses candidates who best support the issues important to working families.  Following is the list of the  CFL's endorsements for the November midterm

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AFL-CIO’s Trumka Optimistic About Midterms

AFL-CIO’s Trumka Optimistic About Midterms

AFL-CIO's Trumka Is Optimistic About the Midterms   AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka addresses the United Auto Workers union 37th Constitutional Convention in Detroit June 13.  REBECCA COOK/REUTERS     BIG LABOR IS OPTIMISTIC about the 2018 midterm elections because, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said, progressives have been

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IATSE & Lyric Agree to Labor Cuts

IATSE & Lyric Agree to Labor Cuts

  IATSE and Lyric Opera of Chicago Agree to Labor Cuts Lyric Opera of Chicago and representatives of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) announced today that Stagehands Local 2, Wardrobe Local 769, Hair and Make-Up Local 476 and Treasurers and Ticket Sellers Local 750 have entered into new multi-year labor

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AFL-CIO Pres. Trumka on Kavanaugh confirmation

AFL-CIO Pres. Trumka on Kavanaugh confirmation

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Unsung Hero: Wendy McCay

Unsung Hero: Wendy McCay

Dresser Wendy McCay with Lyric Opera Stage Artist J’nai Bridges during a candid backstage moment at Lyric Opera of Chicago.     Posted on September 26, 2018 at 4:24 pm. Written by Carla Janzen     This month we are starting a new feature we are calling “Unsung Hero.” It’s where we take a moment to recognize someone

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Lyric Opera & IATSE Sign Labor Deal

Lyric Opera & IATSE Sign Labor Deal

  STATEMENT   Lyric Opera and IATSE Sign Multi-Year Labor Deal   CHICAGO (10/3/2018) – Lyric Opera of Chicago and representatives of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) announced today that Stagehands Local 2, Wardrobe Local 769, Hair and Make-Up Local 476 and Treasurers and Ticket Sellers Local 750

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Action Alert!

Action Alert!

  ACTION ALERT !   On Monday, Oct. 8, the Chicago postal unions, APWU Chicago Local 1, NALC Branch 11, and NPMHU 306, will hold a rally at Federal Plaza to tell Congress the U.S. Mail is not for sale! This is part of a nationwide day of rallies to say NO to privatizing the Postal Service! Monday, Oct. 8 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Federal

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Matthew D. Loeb Elected President of UNI MEI

Matthew D. Loeb Elected President of UNI MEI

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 UNI MEI Global Union renews leadership and adopts work priorities for 2019 Leaders of media entertainment and arts unions and guilds from across the world met in Toronto on October 1-2 to review the work priorities of UNI MEI, the Media and Entertainment Industry division of UNI Global Union, and to renew the

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