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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Evanston union workers celebrate success of Illinois ‘Workers Rights Amendment’

November 21, 2022

Evanston union workers are celebrating as Illinois voters passed an amendment to the state constitution that would protect the right to collective bargaining, which allows workers to negotiate with their...

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‘Workers Rights Amendment,’ still too close to call

November 9, 2022

An Illinois amendment that may enshrine collective bargaining rights in the state constitution on Tuesday is still too close to call.  The legislation, dubbed the ‘Workers Rights Amendment’ among...

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The Daily Explains: How workers’ rights are on the ballot in November with Illinois’s Amendment 1

October 4, 2022

On Nov. 8, Illinois voters will head to the polls to vote on Amendment 1, also dubbed the Workers’ Rights Amendment. The ballot measure could cement unprecedented collective bargaining rights for workers...

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Union organizers debate ‘Workers Rights Amendment’ as November vote draws near

June 16, 2022

With the Illinois Right to Collective Bargaining Measure appearing on the midterm ballot this November, workers have potential for a major win. Designated “Amendment 1,” the legislation would establish...

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