Legal Aid Chicago is pleased to announce a new three year contract with the National Organization of Legal Services Workers, UAW Local 2320, AFL-CIO (NOLSW). Due to the hard work of both the Union and Management bargaining teams, we have reached a mutually beneficial agreement that honors the interests of both Legal Aid Chicago and our unionized staff while prioritizing the communities we serve. Key components include raises, increased paid time off, retention incentives, and workload management.

Approved on May 6, 2024, this contract underscores the shared commitment of Legal Aid Chicago and NOLSW to social, racial, and economic justice.

The new agreement reflects our shared values and commitment to fair treatment, competitive compensation, and a supportive work environment for all staff. By working together, we have strengthened our organization and reaffirmed our collective mission to provide free, high-quality legal assistance to those in need.

We believe that this contract not only benefits our employees but also enhances our ability to serve our clients effectively. We look forward to continuing our work together and furthering our mission of promoting justice and equal access to legal services for all.