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Karen Lewis

December 6, 2012

Teachers union leader: school enrollment figures misleading

“You can’t have a seat at the table when you’re on the menu,” Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis told a campus audience.

December 6, 2012

Hull-House Museum opens exhibition on Jane Addams Day, Dec. 10

An interactive exhibition that demonstrates Jane Addams’ legacy for domestic life and public health will mark Jane Addams Day Dec. 10 at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

November 27, 2012

Domestic Workers Suffer Abuses Illegal in Most Jobs: Survey

Nearly half of domestic workers earn wages too low to support a family, and nearly a quarter earn less than minimum wage, according to a report co-authored by a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher after a survey of workers in 14 American cities.

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September 12, 2012

Be patient

“If I were advising the mayor, I would have advised him to be patient for a couple of days.”

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September 5, 2012

Union vs city

“Here you have a union that’s decided to take on a very large city.”

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