On The Move
Every issue of Council 31's newspaper, On the Move, features coverage of Chapter 31 members in its Retiree Notes section. You can browse previous editions of Retiree Notes below. If you have an item you think would be a good fit for the next edition, please contact Dave Amerson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retiree Notes: February-March 2015
Rauner proposes scrapping pension protections; no need to reply to "class notices"; judge to decide on halting Chicago pension law; 401(k)s a bad deal for retirees, taxpayers; retiree marks 45 years in leadership roles
Retiree Notes: December-January 2015
City of Chicago retirees urge action on skyrocketing health costs; state and university health care premium refunds; pensions more effective than 401(k) plans; subchapter steps up big in food drive
Retiree Notes: October-November 2014
Rauner outsources campaign; effort to overturn Chicago pension cuts gets boost; Rauner's plans for your retirement; Medicare Advantage open enrollment begins Oct. 15; City of Chicago imposes steep health care cost increases; remembering Mae Coonradt
Retiree Notes: August-September 2014
Retiree Chapter 31 remembers Doris Clark; Chapter 31 mourns passing of charter members; Medicare Advantage: problems and solutions; AFSCME Retirees recruit at Illinois State Fair
Retiree Notes: June-July 2014
Rauner’s sorry record on nursing home safety; catastrophic coverage added to Medicare Advantage; legislation would add additional Medicare Advantage vendors; City of Chicago pension cuts would hurt retirees; despite hoopla, 401(k)s fall flat
Retiree Notes: April-May 2014
Retirees step up for primary election; retiree member steps up for PEOPLE; president takes chained CPI off the table; House GOP proposes Medicare cuts, vouchering; AFSCME retiree leader seated on pension board.