The Illinois Labor History Society is now in the midst of planning our annual Union Hall of Honor Banquet. We are pleased to report that this year’s inductees are Congressman Charlie Hayes, United Packinghouse Workers of America, Irene Goins, Women's Trade Union League, Ron Powell, United Food and Commercial Workers Union, and Bob Simpson, International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Our keynote speaker this year is AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer Elissa McBride.
This year’s dinner program marks the fiftieth anniversary of the birth of the Illinois Labor History Society. This year's dinner will focus on "1969: 50 Years Before & After".