Join our mailing list


November 8, 2019

(via Rene Mandin)

Solidarity from IFPE Local 4408 members in the Illinois Attorney General Office! We want a fair contract now!

November 6, 2019

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

IFT President Dan Montgomery issued the following statement upon news of the end of the CTU strike:

“The 103,000 members of the Illinois Federation of Teachers stand proudly with the Chicago Teachers Union. We thank you for you...

October 30, 2019

A general membership meeting will be held on the following dates to update the members on developments with our contract negotiation talks with management.



October 24, 2019

(via the American Federation of Teachers)

The CTU family needs our support as they strike for themselves and for the schools our students deserve. AFT will continue to provide critical resources to the CTU, but more is always needed. Please consider donating to support...

October 20, 2019

taken at the Alzina Building in downtown Springfield

October 19, 2019

IFT President Dan Montgomery released the following statement on Wednesday, October 16, in support of striking Chicago Teachers Union, IFT Local 1, and SEIU Local 73: 

"The 103,000 members of the Illinois Federation of Teachers stand with the Chicago Teachers Uni...

October 18, 2019

IFPE Local 4408 proudly stands with our sisters and brothers in the Chicago Teachers Union. If you, or other Local 4408 members, are marching in solidarity with CTU, and you have photos you would like to share, please send them to Eric Edwards, Communications Committee...

October 14, 2019

The 35th Annual Mother Jones Dinner, which took place on Saturday, October 12, at Erin's Pavilion in Springfield's Southwind Park, featured an inspiring speech by Sara Nelson, International President of the Association of Flight Attendants. Several IFPE Local 4408 memb...

October 11, 2019

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

View the complete list of credentialed delegates and alternates here. (This list of credentialed delegates was also received by the deadline but not included in the original report.)

With the 2019 Convention set to begin on...

September 28, 2019

IFT President Dan Montgomery released the following statement today in support of CTU’s authorization strike vote results:

“All 103,000 members of the IFT proudly stand with the Chicago Teachers Union and congratulate them on their strike authorization vote. Mayo...

Please reload

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

A Union of Professionals

© 2018 Illinois Federtaion of Public Employees.

Contact Us

217.523.3722 | 800.962.7124


4 Lawrence Square
Springfield, IL 62704