Illinois Federation of Teachers

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East STL Teachers Ready to Strike If Necessary

A spokesperson for the teachers says a passed vote gave the union power to call for a strike if they feel necessary.

08/26/2015

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Survey: Most Illinois Teachers Happy with Their Jobs

The poll conducted by the Illinois Federation of Teachers shows there’s a lot of job satisfaction.

06/27/2014

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Illinois Pension Battle Resumes Friday

A group of public employee unions called “We Are One Illinois” say they are open to negotiations.

08/14/2012

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Ill. Education Workers: Travel Time Counts as Work Time

Illinois taxpayers could be on the hook for hundreds of hours that state education workers spent in planes, trains and automobiles on their way to assignments.

12/20/2011

Ill. House Reconsiders Closing Pension Loopholes

The lawmakers argued Sunday that reversing benefits after they’ve been earned, even by questionable means, is probably unconstitutional.

12/11/2011

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