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Workers Occupy Illinois Window Factory

Chicago Tribune | Alejandra Cancino | Posted 02.24.2012 | Business

A group of about 65 workers who occupied a Goose Island window factory in 2008 have once again locked themselves inside the plant in a desperate move ...

Republic Workers Calmed Racial Tensions Before Sit-In

Chicago Public Radio | Chip Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A sit-in by laid-off employees of a Chicago window company this month sparked international attention. Republic Windows and Doors had closed with only...

The Immigrant Story That Wasn't: Laid Off Republic Windows Employees Just Regular Working Stiffs

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

I am absolutely stunned that the peaceful sit in at the Republic Windows and Doors factory and warehouse has not been stuck in the ghetto of "immigrant story."

Illinois Governor Suspends Business With Bank Of America

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich announced Monday that he is asking all Illinois government agencies to suspend business with Bank of America. Blagoj...