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Strike authorization leads to new contract approval in southern Illinois

Strike authorization leads to new contract approval in southern Illinois

Murphysboro, IL – The 26 members of AFSCME Local 2464, which represents employees of Jackson County in southern Illinois, have won a new..

December 3, 2018 with 0 Comments
Appellate court rules against Rauner, for union

Appellate court rules against Rauner, for union

Springfield, IL – Think appellate courts don’t matter? Check this out. An appellate court has ruled the Illinois Labor Relations Board..

November 3, 2018 with 0 Comments
Meet Mark Janus, the benefactor of a solid union contract, who wants to destroy it

Meet Mark Janus, the benefactor of a solid union contract, who wants to destroy it

By DAVID GROVES MEET MARK JANUS. He’s a child support specialist for the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. He has..

March 19, 2018 with 0 Comments
Appellate court says Rauner must give raises owed to state workers

Appellate court says Rauner must give raises owed to state workers

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Mount Vernon, IL – An Illinois appellate court has ruled that Governor Bruce Rauner violated state..

November 27, 2017 with 0 Comments
Supreme Court denies Rauner request against AFSCME members

Supreme Court denies Rauner request against AFSCME members

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – The Illinois Supreme Court has denied Governor Bruce Rauner’s request to..

April 24, 2017 with 0 Comments
Illinois Senate votes to save union nurses’ jobs

Illinois Senate votes to save union nurses’ jobs

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – State senators Andy Manar and Sam McCann are sponsors of a plan to halt..

April 10, 2017 with 0 Comments
Rauner lays off prison nurses, replaces tower guards with cameras

Rauner lays off prison nurses, replaces tower guards with cameras

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – It’s getting tougher to work for the state of Illinois, especially if you’re a..

April 3, 2017 with 0 Comments
AFSCME members authorize first strike

AFSCME members authorize first strike

Union willing to compromise, Rauner won’t even meet By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – In the first-ever strike..

March 6, 2017 with 0 Comments
In Memoriam: Peggy Zimmerman

In Memoriam: Peggy Zimmerman

  Cottage Hills, IL – Peggy L. Zimmerman, 66, of Cottage Hills, IL, was a retired staff representative for AFSCME Council 31 and a..

March 6, 2017 with 0 Comments
Judge LeChien denies Madigan’s payroll request

Judge LeChien denies Madigan’s payroll request

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent  Belleville, IL – Illinois state employees who were concerned they might be thrown out of work..

February 20, 2017 with 0 Comments
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