Collective bargaining amendment brings national labor fight to Illinois ballot


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


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


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.