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September 26, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

A lot is at stake in this election, and we need everyone to get out and vote. Here’s how:

September 19, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

Will you help spread the word to vote YES for a Fair Tax?

IFT members can phone bank from the comfort of their own home through the Illinois AFL-CIO’s volunteer program. Through the program, you would only be calling other unio...

September 12, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

IFT locals across the state understand the importance of passing a Fair Tax in the upcoming General Election, so they have been pulling out all the stops this summer to let their members and communities know why it’s critical to...

September 7, 2020

Dear IFT Members,

This Labor Day, I want to say thank you. 

Usually on this holiday that celebrates working people, we look back to the strides our movement has made in the past, and we look forward to the promise of the future. This year, it’s difficult to focus on...

September 3, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

Your retirement income is safe if the Fair Tax passes.
Illinois law prohibits taxing retirement income, and doing so would require separate legislation that would be difficult, if not impossible to pass.
In fact, passing the...

August 26, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

No, this isn’t a quiz – just a refresher course. 

The Fair Tax is on the ballot this election season and we need all our members to vote YES! Passing the Fair Tax is needed now more than ever and will help working people while...

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About IFPE

The Illinois Federation of Public Employees, Local 4408, represents approximately 1,500 working men and women employed in the public sector in the State of Illinois. Together, our members are employed in over sixty professional titles in twenty separate State agencies, as well as a number of educational facilities and the offices of Sangamon County Government.


Matthew Emigholz:  President

Veronica Aguirre: Executive Vice President

Sheri Vaughan: Secretary

Gwendolyn Harrison: Treasurer

Illinois Federation of Public Employees |  Local 4408

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