The American Federation of
State, County and Municipal Employees, AFSCME, which represents city library
workers, is calling on the city to return to a 48-hour operating week for branch libraries. Also, AFSCME wants the city to
rehire more than 100 laid off Chicago Public Library employees.
AFSCME held a “People’s
Library Hours” rally outside three closed neighborhood branches this morning to push for the restoration of hours and jobs.
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