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Men holding a sign marching in the Labor Day Parade in Bloomington
Bloomington-Normal Trades and Labor Assembly / Facebook

The pandemic has caused the cancellation of another of the big annual Bloomington-Normal event.

Mary Cullen / WGLT

Illinois State University union workers are 13 months in without new contracts. An AFSCME staff representative said it’s time for the university to nix its hiring range practice.

Kari Sandhaas the artist
McLean County Museum of History

The old Laborers' Local 362 union hiring hall is being demolished this week. The building featured a mural created by Kari Sandhaas in the 1980s, which displayed Bloomington-Normal’s historical relationship with labor and unionizing.