AFL-CIO http://wuis.org en Unions Take Aim At Rauner In GOP Primary http://wuis.org/post/unions-take-aim-rauner-gop-primary <p></p><p>A major organized labor coalition says it plans to ``do everything possible'' to oppose Republican Bruce Rauner's bid for Illinois governor. &nbsp;<br />The Illinois AFL-CIO announced Thursday that its board approved a resolution to engage union members to defeat the Winnetka businessman.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 11:58:04 +0000 Associated Press 17130 at http://wuis.org Unions Take Aim At Rauner In GOP Primary Battle Over Pollution Controls At Coal Fired Power Plants http://wuis.org/post/battle-over-pollution-controls-coal-fired-power-plants <p>A labor coalition wants Illinois' pollution control board to waive pollution controls at coal-fired plants being sold by Ameren Corp. &nbsp;<br>The AFL-CIO made its position known at the Illinois Pollution Control Board meeting in Springfield on Tuesday. &nbsp;<br>The AFL-CIO says that move by the board would provide certainty to employers and communities in central and southern Illinois. But environmental groups say pollution upgrades are needed. &nbsp; Tue, 17 Sep 2013 22:15:52 +0000 Sean Crawford 9062 at http://wuis.org Battle Over Pollution Controls At Coal Fired Power Plants