Thirty years ago this month, a small group of Chicago workers formed a union that helped ignite a labor movement across the country.Home care union celebrates anniversary The workers were largely African-American women who provided care for seniors and people with disabilities.
The Illinois Restaurant Association has said that a raise in the minimum wage would force restaurants to close their doors or layoff workers. But strikers said with the companies high profit margins, raising pay was a matter of priority.
WBEZ political reporter Tony Arnold previews lawmakers' trek back to Springfield when they'll revisit pension reform and conceal and carry. And, ChicagoTribune reporter Monica Eng discusses how to educate people on eating well. Plus, when have you acted as a Good Samaritan?