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Rauner Fires First Shot at Unions
Governor Bruce Rauner issued an executive order Monday to relieve state workers from paying their required union dues. His attack on unions may be of no surprise, but what is surprising is […]
Elected Representative School Board Now! Why Democracy in Education Matters
On Thursday, February 5, Local 1600 Legislative Chair Tony Johnston, along with Amisha Patel of Grassroots Illinois Action and Tim Meegan, a candidate running for Alderman in the 33rd Ward, […]
Local 1600 Endorsed Candidates Force Runoff!
Local 1600 Endorses Jesus “Chuy” Garcia for Mayor and Pro-Labor Candidates for Aldermen! All the candidates on this list of endorsements were approved by Local 1600’s House of Representatives at […]
Posted on February 23, 2015From the Chicago Federation of Labor: Dear Chicago Federation of Labor Affiliates, Workers’ rights are at risk this week in Wisconsin where the Republican-controlled state assembly is considering a bill […]
Posted on February 23, 2015Dear IFT member: As I’m sure you know, Governor Rauner’s first weeks in office have been nothing short of a whirlwind. I wanted to take a moment to update you on what […]
Posted on February 22, 2015From the American Federation of Teachers: Background: The National Adjunct Action Week (#NAAW) grew out of an anonymous call on Twitter for contingent faculty to participate in a “National […]
Posted on February 21, 2015Two Union brothers need your support! Antonio Vasquez, a faculty member at Wilbur Wright College, and Mitch Vogel, former President of University Professionals of Illinois Local 4100, are running for […]
Chicago Federation of Labor Disappointed Over Governor Rauner’s Inability to Responsibly Address Illinois’ BudgetPosted on February 18, 2015Today, Governor Rauner presented a budget that eliminates services, programs and securities that are vital to the health, prosperity and well-being of the children, adults and seniors across the state […]
Posted on February 18, 2015From Illinois Federation of Teachers website: SPRINGFIELD – In response to Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget address today, IFT President Dan Montgomery released the following: Rather than address revenue in a […]
Posted on February 10, 2015This past November, the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) released an in-depth research report on the economic impact of the Illinois Community College system. It illustrates what we as faculty […]
Posted on February 10, 2015Before getting on a plane to escape the agonizing Chicago winter, Berdyne Kuiken, a founding member of the South Suburban College Support Staff Union, talked with us. Berdy, as she […]
Posted on February 10, 2015The State of the Union Address – President David Richmond Happy New Year! I hope 2015 promises to be a safe, healthy and happy year for all of our members […]
Posted on February 10, 2015Last November’s state-wide election ballot had an advisory referendum question that read “Shall the minimum wage in Illinois for adults over the age of 18 be raised to $10 per […]
Posted on February 9, 2015A run-off election is scheduled for April 7, featuring the two candidates who received the most votes on February 24. This election includes Aldermen from across the various wards and Mayor of Chicago. […]
Posted on February 9, 2015Are you looking to make a difference this coming election? Volunteer to knock on doors, pass out leaflets, and talk with neighbors about mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia and Pro-Labor […]