In 2011, the lives of Wisconsin teachers changed overnight. Wisconsin is not alone. Attacks on collective bargaining rights have taken place in Indiana and Ohio, too, as have attacks on tenure, retirement and other important issues. In Wisconsin, contracts were replaced with highly restrictive … Read more about Voices from Wisconsin: We Should Listen, Learn & Act
March 18 is a critical day for the future of Illinois and the future of public education and public education employees in this State. Your vote has never been more important than it will be in next Tuesday’s primary election. IEA has released the list of recommended candidates for the March 18 … Read more about Vote March 18: Stand Up for Students, Stand Up for Yourself
After some media confusion late last night, the winners in the Unit 5 School Board race are confirmed: Meta Mickens-Baker Todd Ferguson John Puzauskas It is clear from the outcome, and from the vote totals, that UFEA members made a big difference in this election, even though we didn't … Read more about School Board Campaign Wrap-Up: Congrats and Thank You!
Seven Candidates Running for 3 Seats on the Unit 5 School Board Seven candidates are seeking a four-year term on the McLean County Unit 5 School Board. There are three open seats. Incumbents Meta Mickens-Baker and John Puzauskas, both of Bloomington, are running for re-election. Glenn Block … Read more about School Board Election: April 9, 2013
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Visit ieanea.org regularly for the most recent news. The Illinois House adjourned Monday afternoon without considering a proposal to cut pensions for active and retured public employees, including participants in the TRS and SURS systems. Earlier in the day, a House committee sent to the … Read more about Pension Call to Action and Updates
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