Executive Director Reports
Jul 08, 2019
AFSCME members refuse to be broken

Nothing has gone as the IPI or Bruce Rauner planned. We stood our ground and would not be moved.

May 03, 2019
It’s finally spring in Illinois

Our union grew stronger during the long, hard winter of Rauner’s reign. We're beginning anew.

Mar 18, 2019
Let’s keep forging a better future

Growth in union membership and activism has continued, even intensified, in the wake of the US Supreme Court ruling in the Janus case last June, which was widely predicted to herald the demise of public sector unions.

Jan 10, 2019
Rauner’s loss is workers’ win

When an incumbent governor loses by 15 points—something that hasn’t happened in Illinois since 1948—voters are doing more than picking a candidate. They are choosing sides.

Sep 30, 2018
Elections don't win themselves

JB Pritzker and Juliana Stratton have a strong campaign, but we have to do our part.

Jul 12, 2018
We will carry it on

As union members all across America face a new reality—a Supreme Court ruling in the Janus case that greatly strengthens the hand of the rich and powerful—I find myself thinking back on the challenges overcome and of those who came before in our movement.

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