We Are One Illinois labor coalition takes Gov. Quinn to task during state fair – Illinois Education Association

15 Aug

Leaders of the We Are One Illinois labor coalition held a press conference in Springfield Wednesday where they outlined their concerns regarding Gov. Pat Quinn’s actions regarding labor, collective bargaining and pensions.

“In an era when collective bargaining rights are under attack by Republican governors across the country, it is essential that the Democratic Party stand up for union rights. Yet here in Illinois, we have a Democratic governor who is undermining fundamental collective bargaining rights for employees,” said Michael Carrigan, of the AFL-CIO, speaking on behalf of the coalition. More…

via We Are One Illinois labor coalition takes Gov. Quinn to task during state fair – Illinois Education Association.

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