Striking SEIU Workers Reach Tentative Agreement With Cook County

After 18 days, the longest strike in SEIU Local 73 history has finally ended.

SEIU strike
Cook County Workers, represented by the SEIU Local 73 union, hold the picket line during Day 18 of their strike, July 12, 2021. Linda Lutton / WBEZ
SEIU strike
Cook County Workers, represented by the SEIU Local 73 union, hold the picket line during Day 18 of their strike, July 12, 2021. Linda Lutton / WBEZ

Striking SEIU Workers Reach Tentative Agreement With Cook County

After 18 days, the longest strike in SEIU Local 73 history has finally ended.

Reset checks in with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the head of SEIU Local 73 to discuss the union’s 18-day strike, which ended Monday night with a partial agreement.

GUESTS: Dian Palmer, president at SEIU Local 73

Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President