Category: Bargaining

Good News for State Employees

We got some very good news today! As you know, in his unrelenting efforts to impose his harsh terms on state employees, Governor Rauner had asked the Illinois Supreme Court to lift the stay issued by the Fourth District...

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State employees cannot stand by as Governor Rauner drives down our incomes, hikes our health care costs and strips away our rights. That’s why AFSCME members are holding a Strike Authorization Vote across the state beginning...

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New settlement framework

Today is an unwelcome “anniversary”: It is almost exactly one year to the day since Governor Rauner walked out on negotiations for a new state employee contract. As we made clear then—and have since reiterated—the proposals that...

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