The Case for a $15 Wage In Illinois

The National Employment Law Project recently released a report that explains why a $15 minimum wage is needed across Illinois -- not just in the Chicago area. If you are opening a new business in Illinois, it is worth your time to read the fact sheet (PDF). "With the...

Illinois Pot Industry Buzzing With Union Drives

The marijuana industry is expected to generate thousands of high-wage jobs in Illinois over the next decade, and there’s a strong chance cannabis growers and sellers will be hiring union labor.

Union Drives Ahead for Cannabis Industry

Organized labor helped push the bill to legalize recreational marijuana across the finish line in the closing days of the spring legislative session last month, but unions’ involvement in the marijuana industry is likely only just budding.

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