Chicago sees rise in union organizing

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Chicago is seeing a wave of union organizing and worker activism as part of a growing national trend. Over the past year, baristas at a Starbucks in the Loop petitioned for a union and teachers at the Old Town School of Folk Music reached a new deal on a tentative five-year contract.

Reset learns the details from lead union organizers.

GUESTS: Brick Zurek, shift supervisor at a Starbucks in Chicago’s Loop; organizer with Workers United

Chris Walz, teacher at Old Town School of Folk Music; former co-president of Old Town Teachers Organization

via WBEZ Chicago

June 6, 2022 at 04:52PM

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