• Back pay bill passes House

    Back pay bill passes House

    HB 4290, sponsored by Rep. Jerry Costello, passed out of the Illinois House of Representatives with a veto-proof majority. The bill would provide funding for wages owed to state employees since 2011.

  • On the Job: Orlando Valenzuela, Public Health Administrator

    On the Job: Orlando Valenzuela, Public Health Administrator

    "I've worked for the City of Chicago for more than 20 years. I’m happy to be here. I see myself as employed by the people of Chicago and that’s who I want to do my best for, because I appreciate the opportunity to do this work."

  • Scam Alert

    Scam Alert

    The real story behind the $80 million con targeting public service workers

  • Fairness for State Workers: Back Pay Lobby Day

    Fairness for State Workers: Back Pay Lobby Day

    More than 1,000 state employee AFSCME members flooded the state Capitol, pressing legislators to pay state government’s oldest unpaid bill for back wages owed.

  • AFSCME PEOPLE Committee endorses Pritzker for governor

    AFSCME PEOPLE Committee endorses Pritzker for governor

    “Illinois needs a leader like JB who will bring people together and who cares about working families,” AFSCME Council 31 Executive Director Roberta Lynch said.

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