Illinois public workers unions

Government
4:16 pm
Tue June 9, 2015

State workers protest Rauner proposals

Union workers protested in Springfield today against what they say are unfair proposals from Governor Bruce Rauner. State workers and the administration have yet to reach an agreement for contracts, which end June 30th. Frank Prohaska has been a union member for 28 years.  He works for AFSCME, the state's largest public employee union. He says it's time for a compromise:

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State News
4:39 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Illinois pension reform is law

A major overhaul of Illinois' pensions is now law. Governor Pat Quinn held a private bill-signing ceremony Thursday in Chicago. A court challenge seeking to stop it from taking effect is certain. 

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