The PAC was launched with a $250,000 donation from the "Worker's Interest Network," for which there is little information.
Jorge Ramirez' bio on the Chicago Federation of Labor's website says he was elected President of the group in 2010. He previously served as Secretary-Treasurer. Prior to joining the CFL in 2006, Ramirez was elected Vice President and served as Executive Director of Local 1546 of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, representing nearly 30,000 members in Chicago and throughout Illinois.
Since 2008, Ramirez has served on the Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of Directors as Vice-Chairman. In 2012, he was named to the Chicago Infrastructure Trust board and the Cook County President's Council of Economic Advisors. He currently serves on the boards of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Illinois Department of Labor, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Choose Chicago, Navy Pier, Inc. and the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership.