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December 18, 2018

Saturday, January 5

9:00 AM

Illinois Federation of Teachers

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Westmont, IL

Come meet your newly elected officers and learn about, negotiations, legislation and other pertinent information regarding your job and union membership

November 27, 2018

IFPE Update November 2018

IFPE New Officers, Exec Board and Rep Assembly:

All positions will take effect January 1st. Thank you to those that have served and to those who were nominated and to represent the local for the next three years. 

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Steward Training:

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November 27, 2018


On behalf of the Illinois Federation of Public Employees, Local 4408 IFT/AFT, AFL-CIO I would like to encourage you to become a member today.. Your IFPE Membership entitles you to numerous benefits including but not limited to:

  • $25...

November 27, 2018

IFPE 4408 Election Complete....Congratulations to the newly elected Executive Board and Representative Assembly Delegates!

Officers will serve for the term of 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021

PRESIDENT: Matthew Emigholz
TREASURER: Gwen Har...

March 12, 2018

RC-29 area vice president, Matt Emigholz, a mechanic for the Illinois Department of Transportation and Area Vice President of the Illinois Federation of Public Employees (Local 4408) recounts how he drove 1000 miles to sign up members for his union in preparation for a...

January 22, 2018

IFT members have two opportunities in 2018 to help students pursue their higher education dreams.

IFT Robert G. Porter Scholarship

Beginning this year, the Illinois Federation of Teachers has increased the amount of the Porter scholarship. The union will now provide...

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