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Crossroads Fund Highlights the work of the Chicago Workers Collaborative

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When Chicago Workers’ Collaborative first received funding from Crossroads Fund in 2004, they were a small coalition of workers’s rights groups just beginning to tackle the exploitation of day laborers in Chicago. Since that time they have helped win an increase in the Illinois minimum wage, won millions of dollars in back pay and compensation for their membersh, and expanded to two new workers’ centers in the Chicago suburbs. Chicago Workers’ Collaborative has two new reports out this summer exploring the health implications of the temporary staffing industry.

Read the full article here (http://www.crossroadsfund.org/blog/cwc)

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