Fair Tax Day Of Action – Tuesday, April 30
Noon at the Illinois State Capitol
(Lincoln Statue, at intersection of Capitol Ave and 2nd St)
Please plan to participate and wear your union colors at this important event making historic change in Illinois. Union turnout will be critical to the success of the event and lobbying legislators after the program.
Workers' Memorial Day and a Trades Street Fair are scheduled for Saturday, April 27, in downtown Bloomington, outside the McLean County Museum of History, 200 N. Main Street.
At 8:30 a.m. is the annual Workers' Memorial Day commemoration. This ceremony will last about 30-35 minutes. The annual event, since 1989, is sponsored by the AFL-CIO nationally.
If an investor was searching for the country’s most explosively successful commodity, they might look to the ground for natural resources or to Wall Street for some new financial instrument. But, the most meteoric success story can be found virtually all around us—in the booming video game industry. Growing by double digits, U.S. video game sales reached $43 billion in 2018, about 3.
Do tax incentives for new construction “rob” area schools of needed funds? Some Normal Town Council candidates are claiming tax-incentives for economic development hurt area schools.
On October 15, the Normal Council agreed to a $29.2 million, five-story office building in Uptown Normal, deemed the “Trail East” project.
With the midterms behind us, we have Nov. 4, 2020, to look forward to—labor’s next morning after. On Nov. 5, 2008, we were euphoric and full of delusional hope over the imminent passage of the Employee Free Choice Act and the restoration of labor. On Nov. 9, 2016, we were paralyzed by despair and denial.