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May 21, 2020

(via the American Federation of Teachers)

AFT Buys PPE for Public Safety and Healthcare Members

After more than 5 weeks of waiting, fingers crossed that it would arrive safely and without incident at customs, AFT has begun distributing close to $3 million in PPE to front...

April 30, 2020

The IFPE RC units (RC-29, RC-45, and RC-56, all under the Governor) are in the process of bargaining the issue of premium pay and sick leave benefits for those employees who are excluded form FFCRA. We will keep you updated as things progress.

Continue to stay safe...

April 24, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

Friday Afternoon News Updates

Yesterday, Governor Pritzker made the announcement that the Stay-At-Home order will be extended through May 30, with some exceptions. In addition, beginning May 1, Illinoisans are required to wear a...

April 20, 2020

Brothers and Sisters,

I hope you are all well and are minding the Illinois Stay at Home Order. These are unprecedented times for all and the IFPE has been responding to questions and concerns from members and addressing with appropriate agencies. Agencies have been resp...

April 18, 2020

(via Dan Montgomery, Illinois Federation of Teachers President)

Even before the COVID-19 health crisis, Illinois had a lot of bills to pay, and our current tax structure was hurting more than helping. Working people, many of whom were on the front lines of the crisis, s...

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