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The last-minute pension proposal introduced as part of the budget package has several components, the most concerning of which is a decrease to 3 percent from the current 6 percent that employers can offer educators in both the Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) and State Universities Retirement … Read more about 3% Pension Changes: FAQ & Call to Action
Seven candidates running for five seats on the Unit 5 school board Six candidates are seeking a four-year term on the McLean County Unit 5 School Board and one candidate is seeking a two-year term. There are five open seats. Incumbent Gail Ann Briggs is the only person running for the two-year … Read more about VOTE TOMORROW!
UFEA Members: We Need Your Voice! We are asking members to come on one or more of the following evenings to the Bloomington IEA Office to call other members and remind them about how important it is for them to vote November 4. You'll be provided with a short training, a script for making calls, … Read more about Make Some Calls Now … Make a Difference November 4!
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