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VICTORY: St. Louis Minimum Wage Increase

After an over two-year fight, the minimum wage in St. Louis city rose to $10 on May 5 and will rise to $11 dollars on January 1, 2018. If you work in St. Louis city and make less than $10 an hour, your wages should have gone up to $10 an hour.

Airport Workers Lobby at Chicago City Hall

O’Hare Airport workers know that when they come together and fight for $15 and union rights, Chicago airports can be an economic engine for the entire city and Chicago can be a better place!

Chicago Airport Workers combine their strength with workers in their #FightFor15

On March 11th, O’Hare Airport workers joined together with Chicago fast food, homecare, childcare workers, and adjunct professors at a Fight For $15 Summit to strategize and plan on how they win $15 and union rights! While they all work …

SCOTUS Rulings Uphold Freedom of Women

On June 27th, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down one of the nation’s toughest restrictions on abortion in the Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt case. The 5-3 ruling blocks Texas’s harmful Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP) laws, which would have …

SEIU Local 1 Marches in 2016 Pride Parade

On June 26th, SEIU Local 1, SEIU HCII, and SEIU Local 73 came together to march in Chicago’s LGBTQ Pride Parade. We packed the float and, despite the heat, had a great time.   The parade kicked off with a …