William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center As we enter the new century, the only way to keep up with change is with education. The William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center is the IAM's most visible sign of our commitment to provide a world class educational facility to train future IAM leaders.
The Winpisinger Center teaches what it is to be a trade unionist. By studying labor history and the role unions play in our society, students learn that unions are more than service organizations. We are part of a larger movement toward economic and social justice with dignity on the job.

Illinois Department of Employment Security - Individual Services, Filing an unemployment claim, Find a new job, Certify for benefits by telephone, Summary of services.

Illinois Industrial Commission - Industrial Commission is the state court for workers' compensation cases. Outside of the hearing rooms, our staff cannot answer specific legal or hypothetical questions. Employees can answer questions regarding Commission procedures and case status. The information on this Web site will serve as a guide to the rights and responsibilities of injured workers and employers. For more information, e-mail us or call us Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Also a booklet that James M. Ridge & Associates has published "Your Rights Under The Illinois Workers Compensation Act " can be found at their website www.ridgeassoc.com.This is our workmans compensation group who can advise you on any matter that you may have.

AFL-CIO Union Plus Money-saving benefits for union members & their families

Pension Benefit Guaranty The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. is using a new Internet site to help workers locate pension money owed to them. The PBGC lists 9,887 workers who are owed more than $19 million in benefits and about 1,400 companies. The site can be searched by name, company or state.

U.S. Dept. of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics Despite cutbacks in their budget for a number of years, this is still the best source for just about any sort of economic data you're looking for.

NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Home Page. This site gives information on the agency, publications, health hazard evaluations and databases. This site has extensive safety and health weblinks.

OSHA  Occupational Safety and Health Administration Home Page. This site provides information on the agency, technical support, publications and standards. In addition, the site has extensive safety and health weblinks.


The Department of Labor

Census Bureau This site contains all sorts of data down to the state and county level.