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Women Victorious In U.S. Supreme Court's Harris V. Quinn

Julie Gunlock | Posted 09.14.2014 | Women
Julie Gunlock

Women just scored a significant victory in the U.S. Supreme Court. In Harris v. Quinn, decided just last month, the Supreme Court declared that childcare providers and personal care aids (PCAs attend to hygiene, housekeeping, and meal preparation for the elderly and infirm) are not required to unionize.

School Cafeteria Workers Win 'Right' To Eat Expired Food For Free

Posted 06.11.2012 | Education

You know that public school employee salaries are low when cafeteria workers fight for the right to eat expired food -- at their own risk. Unionize...

Are We Letting It All Slip Away?

David Macaray | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
David Macaray

Instead of giving those same old, tired, faux-patriotic stump speeches that glorify American virtues and accentuate American exceptionalism, our politicians need to adopt a broader, more internationalist view.

CTA Cuts Start Today As Negotiations Continue

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The proverbial fat lady has sung. Mayor Daley failed to broker an agreement between CTA officials and union leaders Friday, so CTA service cuts too...