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Help Chuy Garcia Become Chicago’s Next Mayor!
NOW IS THE TIME TO STEP UP FOR THE FUTURE OF CHICAGO! The Cook County College Teachers Union is hosting phonebanks on March 30 and 31, as well as April […]
Call your state senator TODAY to protect education funding
This just in from the IFT: Lawmakers in Springfield are rushing through FY15 budget bills that would negatively impact remaining current year funding at K-12 and higher education institutions and […]
Chuy Garcia Urges CCCTU Leaders to Get Out the Vote!
Jesus “Chuy” Garcia stopped by Local 1600’s House of Representatives meeting on Friday, March 20th to discuss the critical importance of Chicago’s mayoral election. Chuy gave a rousing speech […]
Posted on March 24, 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 March 24, 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 […]
Posted on March 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 […]
Posted on March 19, 2015Mar 18, 2015 Chicago, IL – Kennedy-King College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, has won the first-ever Aspen “Rising Star” award for rapid improvement in completion. Kennedy-King College, a […]
Posted on March 11, 2015Earlier this year, a Circuit Court decision declared that the legislation reducing pensions earned by public-service workers is unconstitutional and “void in its entirety.” The state appealed that decision to Illinois’ […]
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 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, 2015Governor 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 […]
Posted on February 10, 2015On 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, […]
Posted on February 9, 2015“Everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests.” – Article 23 of The United Nations Declaration of Human Rights “In our […]