Broadview: Illinois’ Immigrant Detention Center

May 15th, 2009



 After 2 and a half years of vigils, religious leaders gained access to Broadview Detention Center and will begin praying with immigrant detainees.
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Five Years at the Congress Hotel and Still Striking

June 4th, 2008


Most downtown hotels negotiate contracts with union workers. Thanks to a 2002 citywide contract, service workers at these hotels earn nearly 14 dollars an hour, and receive benefits. But workers at the Congress Hotel make significantly less – only 8 dollars and 80 cents an hour. Read the rest of this entry »

Covering Labor

September 26th, 2007

In this episode of Community Media & You, Thom Clark Interviews 2007 Studs Terkel Award Winner Stephen Franklin, Labor and Workplace reporter for the Chicago Tribune and Abel Uribe, photographer.




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