Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
 
 
 
October 23, 2018
Contact Info - Volunteer 
Change of Address Form
Update your email and cell phone numbers to get important IBEW 21 updates, volunteer and become more a more involved Local 21 member and if you moved let us know.  Do it all here!

Organize Today
Learn more about organizing your workplace!

Click Here
<< October 2018 >>
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Upcoming Events
Unit 1 Meeting Chicago - Irish
Nov 08, 2018
Irish-American Heritage Center 4626 N. Knox Ave. Chicago, IL
Unit 2 Meeting Lansing
Nov 13, 2018
American Legion Post #697 18255 Grant St. Lansing, IL
Unit 4 Meeting Lemont
Nov 14, 2018
VFW 15780 New Ave. Lemont, IL
Unit 3 Meeting Dekalb
Nov 15, 2018
Red Roof Inn & Suites 1212 W. Lincoln Highway Dekalb, IL
Unit 7 Meeting Central City
Nov 19, 2018
Central City Lions Club 140 S. Morrison Central City, IL
Important Links
IBEW International
AFL-CIO Blog
Illinois AFL-CIO
Indiana State AFL-CIO
Chicago Federation of Labor
National Labor Relations Board
Attorneys of Goldberg, Weisman & Cairo
APT College
Bell System Memorial
ILCA Insider
Jobs With Justice-Chicago
Jobs With Justice-National
LabourStart
NACTEL Online
UnionPlus Benefits
Union Boot Pro
Union Label
Union Sportsmen Alliance
Oct 07, 2011 - Does History Repeat? CALL to ACTION!
Updated On: Jun 16, 2015

They Say History Repeats ...

Mass Mobilization in Chicago on Monday 10/10/2011 at 4:00pm

"When the rich concern themself with the poor, that's called charity. When the poor concern themself with the rich, that's called revolution."     William Winpisinger 1981


October 7, 2011 - For almost one month, Occupy Wall Street protestors have expressed their frustration with Wall Street greed, capturing the imagination and passion of millions of Americans who have lost hope that our nation’s policy makers are speaking for them.

Across our country, working people are similarly frustrated by the lack of job creation, lack of lending to small businesses, lack of investment into our schools and communities as our country wallows in a prolonged recession that has turned around for only the wealthiest few Americans.
 
On Monday, October 10th, union members will join people from all neighborhoods, of all ages, races and backgrounds, employed and unemployed, in Chicago in a kick off to a week of action to stand up and say, “America wants to work!”

If able, join us on Monday at 4pm at Federal Plaza (Adams & Dearborn) in Chicago. We’ll rally and march to stand up to the banks that wrecked our economy while raking in record profits. We’ll rally to reclaim lost jobs, to stop unfair foreclosures and to make sure our schools get the resources they need to prepare our children for a brighter future.

For more information on the 10/10/2011 Action, visit:

For more information on the debt crisis, taxation, the social contract, and how things got so bad:

  • Watch a short video of Massachusetts Senate candidate and consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren offering an in-your-face explanation of why businesses should pay their fair share of taxes. The video was taken by an audience member not affiliated with the Warren Exploratory Committee and should not be viewed as a political endorsement, only as educational and informational. It can also be found at http://youtu.be/htX2usfqMEs.

Week of Events

Also, beginning Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 the AFL-CIO’s America Wants to Work initiative will bring working people together in hundreds of events through Oct. 16th to demand action from Congress to promote a real jobs creation agenda. Several actions are planned throughout our jurisdiction and can be found here. You also can sign an America Wants to Work petition to Congress here. Follow the action on Twitter with the hashtag #want2work .

        ORGANIZE - EDUCATE -

ACT!    


Frontline


Click the image to read
our October 2018 issue.
Read the archives here.

Follow Us!
Facebook icon Twitter icon
Labor Headlines

US labor news headlines from LabourStart

What this week's strike at UC Davis hospital means for patients, traffic in Sacramento
Miscarrying at Work: The Physical Toll of Pregnancy Discrimination
U.S. Labor Markets Aren't Truly Free: Greater competition for workers would lessen employers' power over wages
Dodgers players and employees are the latest to cross hotel picket lines in Boston
Rally kicks off hotel strike's 3rd week
  Health and Safety News  
Connection Failure: This usually happens when the news feed URL is entered incorrectly.
     
  Union Plus Benefits  
Connection Failure: This usually happens when the news feed URL is entered incorrectly.
     
 
 
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Copyright © 2018, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™ Login

Visit Unions-America.com!
Click Here For Mobile Version