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Illinois Jobs Alliance

Illinois Jobs Alliance (5/7/12)

Contact: Scott Burnham, scott@serafin.com (312) 943-1955
Bill Bracken, Bill@AgencyThreeSixty.com (312) 316-7070

LABOR TO SPRINGFIELD: TIME FOR NEW CASINO DOLLARS IS NOW


WHAT:

Representatives from Illinois’ organized labor community will rally in support of SB 1849, which calls for an expansion of gaming that will bring more than 20,000 new jobs to Illinois and will generate more than $200 million in new annual state revenue. The labor community is part of the Illinois Revenue and Jobs Alliance, which is urging passage of SB 1849.

WHO: (scheduled to attend)

Chicago Federation of Labor
Illinois AFL-CIO
Chicago & Cook County Building and Construction Trades
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 134
Iron Workers District Council
UNITE HERE, Local 1
Service Employees International Union, Local 1
Operating Engineers, Local 399
Riggers Local 136
Teamsters Joint Council 25
United Steel Workers, Local 17

WHEN:

Tuesday, May 8
11 am

WHERE:

Local 134, IBEW Hall
600 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60661
CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS

About the Illinois Revenue and Jobs Alliance

The Illinois Revenue & Jobs Alliance is a growing statewide consortium of labor organizations, business groups, farming and agribusiness interests, racetracks and horsemen associations, and local municipalities committed to the passage of SB 1849 which calls for the expansion of gaming in Illinois, including slot machines at racetracks. The Illinois Revenue & Jobs Alliance is committed to creating new jobs, protecting existing jobs, spurring new economic development and generating more revenue for the state. For more information, visit www.IllinoisJobsAlliance.org, Facebook.com/ILJobsNow or Twitter.com/ILJobsNow.


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