I strongly support the NLRB's amended standard for determining joint-employer status. Workers should not be prevented from bargaining with the companies that help set their wages, benefits, schedules and workplace conditions. This ruling will restore workers' rights.
We know that the Clean Water Rule is on solid legal ground and backed by more than 1,000 scientific studies showing how streams and wetlands are vital to the health of our rivers, lakes, and bays.
Oh, sacred planet. The terror of climate crisis is a long time in the making. As I read about the mass mobilization forming around the upcoming U.N. climate change convention, which is likely to accomplish far too little, I feel a desperate impatience, a tearing at my soul.
In its annual list of top colleges, Forbes includes schools from all over the country. Most recently, Forbes published its list for 2015. Forbes used five factors in their methodology to determine which schools are the best.
If Munger and the state can't figure out a way to pay those social service providers, some of them will have to stop providing help to Illinoisans who need it.
"No more anchor babies!" "We'll make the illegals build the wall!" "Repeal the 14th Amendment!" Whatever leads us to our next president, I fear there will be nothing inspirational, sublime, or hopeful about it. The hateful hounds are already loose, and they are very, very loud.
Even if you made the move on your own, it won't take long to make connections and get into the Chicago groove. To help ease the transition, here's a list of musts for every new Chicagoan.
We have come a long way. I am proud to be one of 100 women serving in Congress -- a historic number that we reached this year. However, we still have a long way to go to reach full equality for women.
Some places in Illinois have earned a spot on a violent list yet again. Of the communities on this list, four can be found in Illinois. For many Americans in residential neighborhoods, violence and crime remain a concern.
A recent analysis shows that the country's Black population is almost entirely unrepresented within the political donor class. Not a single Black person was listed as one of the top 200 political contributors, and only one was among the top 500 contributors.
The Black Lives Matter Movement is the 21st century version of the Black Panthers without the guns, but with thousands of people standing up for change. America will never be the same because people are bringing attention to this epidemic of police violence against African Americans.
Six state government emails were found among the list of hacked accounts at the dating site Ashley Madison, which encourages married users to have affairs.