• Rauner tries to evade ruling that step increases should be paid

    Rauner tries to evade ruling that step increases should be paid

    The Rauner Administration's response to the Labor Board shows the governor is once again trying to delay and deprive state employees of full restitution for his step freeze. AFSCME will file an objection, instead urging that all employees are made whole.

  • AFSCME members won't back down

    AFSCME members won't back down

    The US Supreme Court’s majority sided with the super-rich in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 on June 27. But AFSCME members know that our freedom to have a strong voice on the job is under assault—and they’re pledging to stick with their union.

  • On the Job: Glen Baum, Anderson Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area

    On the Job: Glen Baum, Anderson Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area

    I believe in the union strongly. My family has a better life because I have better pay, medical insurance and job security. And I think union jobs make better employees—with a union we have a voice. It’s a win-win for everybody.

  • Supreme Court rules against working people

    Supreme Court rules against working people

    In favor of billionaire CEOs and corporate interests in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31, the U.S. Supreme Court holds that requiring fair-share fees in the public sector violates the First Amendment of the Constitution.

  • Public employees are target of union-destruction scheme

    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.

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