Why Labor Unions Are Winning Big Right Now


This week, two Illinois Starbucks coffee shops won union elections, Chicago Reader staff’s protesting forced one of the co-owners to step down, and University of Illinois Chicago graduate students bargained for higher wages. Guests: Katie Prout, staff writer, The Chicago Reader and member of the union’s bargaining committee, Yasmin Zacaria Mikhaiel, audience engagement manager, The Chicago Reader and union member, Michael Mueller, shift lead at Starbucks in Cary, Illinois, Matt DeVilbiss teaching assistant, PhD candidate, organizing chair of UIC’s graduate employees organization, Bob Bruno, director of the labor education program at the School for Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Shows,Region: Chicago,Politics,City: Chicago

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April 27, 2022 at 05:49PM

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