Dozens Arrested During Fight For 15 Protest

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Dozens of protesters were arrested Tuesday night after blocking Hampton near I-44 during a Fight For Fifteen demonstration. Fast food worker Betty Douglas was among the hundreds who gathered for the rally and march in south St. Louis. “I make $7.90. I work for McDonald’s, a billion-dollar company and its just ridiculous.…

Rauner sets up 2 workplace task forces; union is skeptical

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration is creating two workplace task forces, but leaders of Illinois’ largest public-employees union say it’s an attempt to distract attention from larger contract issues. Rauner’s office announced Monday the new groups will study job-related injuries and workplace violence. Rauner’s office says the union proposed the groups and…