Posts tagged ‘Chicago Workers Collaborative’

PDA-IL: Tim Bell of the Chicago Workers Cooperative on the exploitation of temp workers

by , posted on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 7:50 pm

from PDA-IL

“Tim Bell of the Chicago Workers Collaborative speaks to PDA IL members about the exploitation of temp workers and how the progressive community can reach out and support these workers in their fight for labor equality, justice and access to health care. Visit


Progress for ATMI Workers

by , posted on Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 10:29 am

Last Saturday Northern Illinois Jobs With Justice (NIJWJ) meeting had good news for workers at ATMI.

Tim Bell with the Chicago Workers Collaborative reported that the workers had voted to join Laborers Local 681 by a vote of 78 to 9. The near-unanimous vote is a reflection of the strength and solidarity among the workers.

Bell also reported that the vote had been ratified by the Department of Labor and that ATMI was willing to sit down at the negotiating table with workers from the newly formed union.



ATMI Precast Rally and March

by , posted on Thursday, March 1st, 2012 at 4:49 pm

, Aurora, illinois, February 12, 2012