Please check the IEA website regularly for updates related to pensions and possible attempts to make changes that will impact future, current and retired teachers. The video below is the latest effort from the We Are One Illinois labor coalition, of which IEA is a part: … Read more about Pension Update: ACT NOW
The We Are One Illinois labor coalition, which includes IEA, IFT, AFSCME, the Illinois AFL-CIP and other organizations representing public sector workers, issued the following statement in reaction to Gov. Quinn’s pension plan announcement: Responding to Gov. Pat Quinn's news conference on pensions … Read more about We Are On Labor Coalition on Pension Proposal
By midnight Thursday, we should know whether we have succeeded in beating back another illegal and unfair attack on the pensions of Illinois public employees. This is your fight and the participation of all 132,000 IEA members is needed if we are to stop Senate Bill 512, the illegal … Read more about Call NOW: Protect Your Pension!
This past spring, IEA helped secure the passage of an important school reform bill that improves our schools, keeps the best teachers in classrooms, and ensures the teachers’ voice remains strong at the bargaining table. It was the result of months of negotiations and represented a remarkable … Read more about From ieanea.org: How Teachers Took Control on Reform
Moving Illinois forward: Real world solutions for a broken economy. Join us October 8 for the IEA Economic Summit live streaming event. Guest speakers will discuss the economic climate and challenges on a national to local level. Discussion also includes the return on your education investment and … Read more about IEA’s Economic Summit streaming live October 8th
It's important that as crucial elections come up this Fall (especially for Governor and statewide races) and this Spring (school board elections) our members are registered to vote. On September 9 at 4:30 the County Clerk's office will be training our members to be voter registrars. Those who … Read more about Help Register Others to Vote: September 9 at 4:30
Continue to check here and at http://ieanea.org for updates, information and calls to action. Find out more information about the IEA recommendation, including a comparison of the two candidates and their views on public education. … Read more about IEA Recommends Quinn/Simon for Illinois
We've posted links to several stories, photos and videos from the April 21 SOS (Save our State/Save our Schools) Rally on the UFEA Facebook Page. Several of the stories feature images and quotes of UFEA and BEA members. If you're on Facebook and haven't yet "liked" the UFEA Page, you should! You … Read more about Stories, Photos and Videos from the SOS Rally