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Monthly Archives: December 2012
On December 22nd, Action Now members joined low-wage workers and supporters from Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago, SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana, ARISE Chicago, Albany Park Neighborhood Council, Stand Up! Chicago and others for a prayer vigil, march and sit-in … Continue reading
Rally Against “Fat Cats” At CPS And March To Office Of Mayors’ Rich Charter School Buddy Bruce Rauner!
Action Now joined the Chicago Teachers Union, Stand Up! Chicago and other community groups fighting to save public education for a rally and march on December 18th, 2012. The rally began outside of CPS Headquarters at 125 S. Clark where … Continue reading
On Thursday, December 13th, Action Now members joined the Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago and other community, labor and faith organizations for a rally and march downtown to demand that retail and restaurant workers be paid a living wage to … Continue reading
SB 16, a bill that Action Now and the Foreclosure Convening have been advocating for, has passed through the Illinois House and Senate! The bill would require lenders to pay additional fees to file foreclosure actions, and the estimated $41 … Continue reading
The first of a series of reports on low wage workers commissioned by Action Now and Stand Up! Chicago was released on December 4th, 2012. “A Case For $15: A Low Wage Work Crisis” details the impact of low wages … Continue reading