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    Public employees are target of union-destruction scheme

    The shadowy anti-worker forces behind Janus v. AFSCME want to silence our voices and take away our freedom to come together to defend our rights, our families and our future. Get the facts.

  • AFSCME letter to Rauner: Process state employee back pay now

    AFSCME letter to Rauner: Process state employee back pay now

    After enactment of state budget, Council 31 Executive Director Roberta Lynch sent a letter to Gov. Rauner calling on him “to immediately direct your agencies to prepare vouchers for the full amount of back wages owed to employees both active and retired.”

  • Back pay bill passes House & Senate

    Back pay bill passes House & Senate

    HB 4290, the bill providing funding for wages owed to state employees since 2011, passed out of the Illinois House of Representatives with a veto-proof majority on May 24 and out of the Senate with unanimous support on May 30.

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    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."

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    Scam Alert

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