• Workers' rights are on the ballot

    Workers' rights are on the ballot

    With the Workers’ Rights Amendment in place, politicians couldn’t simply change the law to take away wages, benefits, workplace safety protections or other provisions of your union contract — the state Constitution would stand in their way.

  • AFSCME holds 45th International Convention

    AFSCME holds 45th International Convention

    Beginning July 11 in Philadelphia, AFSCME members will convene in person for AFSCME's 45th International Convention. It will be the first in-person convention in four years. The theme is aptly “All Together.”

  • June 28 Primary Results

    June 28 Primary Results

    Primary Election Day was June 28 in Illinois. We voted together to elect pro-worker candidates. And Winnebago County decisively voted YES to save River Bluff Nursing Home.

  • CGH illegally retaliated by firing a union supporter

    CGH illegally retaliated by firing a union supporter

    CGH Medical Center in Sterling has been found in violation of state labor law—again. The public hospital illegally retaliated against employees who engaged in lawful activities and wrongfully fired a union supporter.

  • Watch out for misleading anti-union mail

    Watch out for misleading anti-union mail

    Some Illinois AFSCME members have received communications from the so-called “Freedom Foundation,” or “Opt Out Today," a group that seeks to stop workers from collectively fighting to protect pensions, raise wages, or improve protections and benefits.

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