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The Illinois Primary Election in March will provide an opportunity to choose candidates who will fight for workers’ rights in the November election.

AFSCME Local 2371 members waged a years-long battle to save Hope Creek Care Center in Rock Island County, but on Feb.

This powerful video describes in very personal terms the retaliation that employees at CGH Medical Center, a public hospital in Sterling, Illinois, have faced as they exercise their legal right to form a union.

Illinois’ primary Election Day is March 17. To make your voice heard, be sure you are registered to vote—and be sure to vote! Here’s everything you need to know.

Steward’s investigation finds contract violation and AFSCME Council 31 member wins decisive victory in arbitration.
AFSCME Local 3692 member Bill Jones completed his associate degree at age 57—completely free with the AFSCME Free College benefit.
Using interest-based negotiations for the first time, AFSCME Local 1960 at the City of Champaign settled a three-year contract in less than three months.
“We’re all here to serve these kids and that’s our job. This is a community and we are all an important part of it.”
Employees at Homewood Public Library certified their union with AFSCME three years ago. Now, after two years of picketing, leafleting, marching and testifying for a fair contract, these new AFSCME members finally have a first contract.