teachers union http://peoriapublicradio.org en Illinois Education Association backs Quinn for Governor http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-education-association-backs-quinn-governor <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A major teachers' union has chosen who it's backing in this year's elections. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Public employee unions suffered a huge defeat last year, when their years-long battle to protect their members' pensions came to an end.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:47:42 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 25850 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois Education Association backs Quinn for Governor Peoria teachers union elects new president http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-teachers-union-elects-new-president <p></p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 12:04:58 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3758 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria teachers union elects new president