Important info for state and university retirees about opt-out mailings

Important info for state and university retirees about opt-out mailings

“Class notices” regarding the refunds for unconstitutional health care premium hikes are now being sent out to all affected state and university retirees. You do not need to reply to the notice in order to receive your refund.

AFSCME, other unions sue to overturn Chicago pension cuts

AFSCME, other unions sue to overturn Chicago pension cuts

A lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court seeks to overturn legislation to drastically reduce the pension benefits of City of Chicago employees and retirees.

Pension-cutting law ruled unconstitutional by Circuit Court judge

Pension-cutting law ruled unconstitutional by Circuit Court judge

In a victory for public employees and retirees, a Circuit Court judge in Springfield ruled that the law cutting SERS and SURS pensions is unconstitutional. The case is expected to head to the Illinois Supreme Court.

AFSCME presses for affordable health care for Chicago retirees

AFSCME presses for affordable health care for Chicago retirees

With their insurance premiums set to skyrocket next year, City of Chicago retirees are urging Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council to take action and keep health care affordable.

Be sure to VOTE! Tuesday, November 4

Be sure to VOTE! Tuesday, November 4

Tuesday is Election Day. It’s our last chance to stop Bruce Rauner. Make sure you vote in the race for governor. You can click here to see a list of AFSCME-recommended candidates in other races all across Illinois.

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