The non-profit has more than 20 full- and part-time positions in violence intervention, youth enrichment, community wellness and other areas. Stop by Bethel New Life , 1140 N. Lamon Ave., on Nov. 10 from 12 to 5 p.m.
SEIU Illinois and The Loretto Hospital reached a tentative contract agreement last week. The new contract includes wage increases, regular raises for staff and staffing protections. Workers will vote on the agreement on Wednesday. On Monday, they’ll will gather outside the hospital as part of the “Strike for Black Lives National Day of Action” to their solidarity for workers across the country “calling for the resources, wages and workplace protections needed to protect Black lives on the job and in our communities.”
The Illinois Senate will hold a hearing March 5 to consider legislation that would increase the hourly pay from $8.25 to $10 by July 1, 2016.
Author William Adler will draw parallels between past and present labor struggles as he discusses his new book about Joe Hill.