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Responsible Job Creation Act, New Temp Work Law, Goes Into Effect

Responsible Job Creation Act, New Temp Work Law, Goes Into Effect

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Campaign Led by ARISE Chicago Leads to Bill Creating New Office of Labor Standards Enforcement

Campaign Led by ARISE Chicago Leads to Bill Creating New Office of Labor Standards Enforcement

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Publication Date: 
April 18, 2018
Author: 
Matt Kiefer
Organization Title: 
Chicago Reporter

A bill introduced today, April 18, marks a milestone for a campaign led by NESRI partner, ARISE Chicago Worker Center. The Office of Labor Standards ordinance would create a new citywide workplace enforcement agency with the power to enforce city labor protections, including the city minimum wage and paid sick time ordinances. 

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State Bill Championed by Chicago Worker Centers Would Create New Enforcement Tool for Workers

State Bill Championed by Chicago Worker Centers Would Create New Enforcement Tool for Workers

A coalition of Chicago worker centers introduced a bill today that would create a new tool to enable workers to successfully recover stolen wages from their employers.

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"How Power is Built from the Bottom": CTUL, Minneapolis' Worker Center Movement

"How Power is Built from the Bottom": CTUL, Minneapolis' Worker Center Movement

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Publication Date: 
January 17, 2018
Author: 
Hamilton Nolan
Organization Title: 
Splinter News

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Data Shows Texas Employers Shift Costs of Workplace Injuries Onto Workers, the Public

Data Shows Texas Employers Shift Costs of Workplace Injuries Onto Workers, the Public

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Workplaces in Chicago Have 'Become Dangerous and Abusive Sweatshops': Study

Workplaces in Chicago Have 'Become Dangerous and Abusive Sweatshops': Study

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Publication Date: 
May 23, 2017
Author: 
Organization Title: 
TeleSUR
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New Study Finds “More Sweatshops than Starbucks” in Chicago

New Study Finds “More Sweatshops than Starbucks” in Chicago

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Publication Date: 
May 19, 2017
Author: 
Jeff Schuhrke
Organization Title: 
Working In These Times
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IL Survey of 300 Low-Wage Workers: Some Face Denial of Workers' Comp Benefits, Retaliation

IL Survey of 300 Low-Wage Workers: Some Face Denial of Workers' Comp Benefits, Retaliation

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Publication Date: 
May 18, 2017
Author: 
Liz Carey
Organization Title: 
workerscompensation.com
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Workers Face Retaliation for Speaking Out: Report

Workers Face Retaliation for Speaking Out: Report

Media Coverage/Press Release Details
Publication Date: 
May 18, 2017
Author: 
Claire Bushey
Organization Title: 
Crain's Chicago Business
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Study Focuses On Retaliation Against Low-Wage Workers

Study Focuses On Retaliation Against Low-Wage Workers

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Publication Date: 
May 18, 2017
Author: 
Odette Yousef
Organization Title: 
WBEZ
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