Federation News - Founded in 1919 by John Fitzpatrick and Edward Nockels
Federation News served as the voice of the Chicago Federation of Labor. It has used labor history to illuminate current issues as well as events and promoted labor education in schools. In 1995, Federation News received five awards in labor history from the International Labor Communications Association.
“For 100 years a potent voice on behalf of labor in central Illinois.”
Began in 1896 by Walter S. Bush, Labor Paper reports on union activities, bargaining challenges, and successes throughout central Illinois. Labor Paper, a weekly periodical, is opperated by the West Central Illinois Building and Construction Council and reports on the activities of over fifty labor unions in Illinois.