Collective bargaining amendment brings national labor fight to Illinois ballot

9/26/2022

Atop ballots throughout Illinois this fall, voters will be asked whether Illinois should enshrine into the state constitution the right of workers to unionize and collectively bargain, a proposal backed by organized labor to preempt future right-to-work laws but opposed by anti-union groups that contend it will raise taxes and grant unions unprecedented power.

Pritzker, Bailey fray turns to a new subject: Union rights

9/20/2022

Perhaps hoping to shift the subject away from crime, Gov. J.B. Pritzker today trumpeted one of his political strengths, praising his pro-union moves as governor and dubbing GOP nominee Darren Bailey “Bruce Rauner’s 'Mini-Me.' ”

2022 Annual Meeting

8/4/2022

The Illinois Chamber of Commerce announced its 2022 Annual Meeting which will take place on October 6 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. This year's theme is Future of Energy and Impact on Illinois: Actions by the Federal Reserve.