Illinois state employees vote to authorize strike »
In the first-ever strike authorization vote in Illinois state government, an 81 percent majority of AFSCME Council 31 members have voted to give their union bargaining committee the authority to call a strike.
Legislators criticize Rauner’s refusal to compromise on AFSCME contract »
African-American and Latino state senators and representatives say that Governor Bruce Rauner’s refusal to negotiate with AFSCME threatens disproportionate harm to communities of color.
Feb 16, 2017
New! AFSCME, other unions successfully defend state employee paychecks »
Feb 08, 2017
New! Bill cutting university pensions defeated—for now »
Jan 25, 2017
Action! State Contract Info Center »
Jan 20, 2017
AFSCME members leave legislative conference ready for challenges ahead »