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March 28, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

As the number of COVID-19 cases surpasses 3,000 in Illinois, we're sharing the latest ways to help with our state's response. Find what PPE (personal protetictive equipment) can be donated, contribute to the Illinois Covid-19 Re...

March 18, 2020

I had a disconcerting realization this week: The most accurate and trustworthy information I have learned about the COVID-19 pandemic has come from colleagues, governors, mayors and family members in the medical profession—not from the federal government. Our leaders m...

March 16, 2020

(via Deneen Taylor, IFT Field Services Director)

Agencies will be notifying employees as soon as possible if they will be working remotely, asked to stay home or if they must report to work. All employees will remain in paid status. Please be patient and understanding a...

March 15, 2020

Dear IFPE Local 4408 member,

On March 13th, 2020, Governor Pritzker announced that all public and private schools will be closed March 17th through Marched 30th. This unprecedented step is being taken to try and contain the further spread of the Corona/ COVID-19 Virus....

March 14, 2020

(via the IFT)

We are doing our best to keep IFT members informed about coronavirus/COVID-19 and its impact on schools and workplaces. Please review these updates and determine how they will affect you. If you have questions about how COVID-19 is impacting your workplace...

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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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