Americans for Prosperity Illinois is targeting six Democratic state legislators in a new digital ad campaign that launched Monday.
In an attempt to reduce carbon emissions, NRG Energy, Inc., a New Jersey-based company, has announced plans to cut operations at one of its two coal plants by April of 2015.
State Sen. Melinda Bush (D-Grayslake) and officials with the Illinois health insurance marketplace are hosting a free informational event Thursday evening about the Affordable Care Act and how it will impact families, seniors and individuals.
A bipartisan group of elected officials want the state House to take up the original, union-backed pension reform bill that has already passed out of the Senate.
Phlebotomists employed by LifeSource
are being forced to work long hours for little pay, according to one
worker who spoke to the need for union representation at the Thompson
Center in Chicago today.
Tiffany Walker, 41, is one of 160 LifeSource phlebotomists being provided the opportunity to vote Friday to join the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), Local 881.
haven’t had a voice for a very long time,” said Walker, an
Auburn-Gresham resident and LifeSource phlebotomist of five years.
we get union representation, maybe we’ll be able to stand up and speak
for ourselves, and hopefully change some of our rough work conditions and make
a living wage.”