You worked hard to earn a decent retirement. Let AFSCME help you protect it. Union representation is the key to a secure income and dependable health care coverage whether you are working or retired.
Retirement. You earned it and you have every right to enjoy it with dignity. AFSCME Retiree Chapter 31 is here to help make sure that's possible.
With a new legislative session around the corner and the looming threat of cuts to pension and retiree health care benefits, Chapter 31 is gathering the stories of AFSCME retirees.
A brief history of the trials, tribulations and victories of the union's best retiree chapter.
Health care reform; attacks on retirement security; DeKalb County retirees promote labor history; retirees help fight back against Quinn cuts.
Protecting pensions and health care; Sub-chapter 87 recognizes active members; NCOA: Insecurity grows for seniors
Sub-chapters give back to communities; seniors struggling in recession; Election Day is March 20
Chapter 31 convention; Prescription drug help; Medicare deadlines; Retiree Hall of Fame
Economic insecurity; IMRF applauded; Paul Soebling: a model of community activism; Precautions for hot days
Lobbying against health care hikes; Dental changes for SERS/SURS; City of Chicago health care changes; Getting help on prescription costs.
Opposing health insurance cuts; attacks on Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security; 'We Are One' rallies; long-term-care insurance.