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February 22, 2020

(via Deneen Taylor, IFT Field Service Director)

Brothers and Sisters,

The bargaining team met with management on Friday, February 14, and reached a tentative agreement that the bargaining team endorses.

Please check your e-mail for the Tentative Agreement that will be vot...

February 12, 2020

(via Deneen Taylor, IFT Field Services Director)

Brothers and Sisters,

We wanted to remind you of our mediation/bargaining session scheduled for Friday, February 14th. We hope to be able to reach an agreement with management. To show your support of the bargaining team a...

February 7, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Secretary of State employees hit the picket lines on Tuesday.

This comes as union workers say they are struggling to get a better contract from the state.

Both the Illinois Federation of Public employees and Illinois Federation of teachers...

February 5, 2020

(via Deneen Taylor, IFT Field Services Director)

Shout out to all for supporting IFPE Local 4408 and IFT Local 4407 in our fight for a fair contract with the Secretary of State. 
#FairContractNow

 Illinois State Library and Illinois State Archives in Springfield

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February 5, 2020

(via Matthew Emigholz, IFPE Local 4408 President)

***MEDIA ADVISORY***


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 3, 2020

CONTACTS
Gwen Harrison (Local 4408)    
harrisongwen@sbcglobal.net    
217/816-9729

Jay Dickerson (Local 4407)
dickersonjay05@gmail.com
217/588...

February 4, 2020

(via Deneen Taylor, IFT Field Services Director)

Brothers and Sisters,

We hope you are ready for the informational picket lines tomorrow. Please join us at the nearest location at any time between 11:30am and 1:00pm. Pleas utilize your lunch time or please take benefit t...

February 2, 2020

(via Deneen Taylor, IFT Field Services Director)

IFPE Local 4408 and IFT Local 4407 are ready to bargain a fair contract with the Secretary of State. Join us for informational picketing this Tuesday, February 4, in Chicago at the James R. Thompson Center, and in Springf...

January 31, 2020

(via Deneen Taylor, IFT Field Services Director)

The signs are ready! Join us for lunchtime informational picketing next Tuesday, February 4th from 11:30am-1:00pm in Chicago at the J. R. Thompson Center or in Springfield at the State Library, Howlett Building or Dirksen...

January 30, 2020

(via Deneen Taylor, IFT Field Services Director)

Solidarity with our Secretary of State Council and IFT Local 4407 

#FairContractNow

To read the story that appeared in the January 28 edition of Springfield's State Journal-Register newspaper, please go here. The article qu...

January 30, 2020

(via Deneen Taylor, IFT Field Services Director)

Our Brothers and Sisters of our Secretary of State Council along with IFT Local 4407 under the same contract voted down management's Last, Best and Final offer. The bargaining units also authorized the bargaining team to...

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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.

Officers

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

ifpe@ift-aft.org

Address

4 Lawrence Square
Springfield, IL 62704