Category Archives: Public Sector Unions

Dance Band on the Titanic

There’s an old saying that bad news comes in threes. It’s certainly true today for Illinois. First comes the news that Illinois’ insurance rates under Obamacare are set to skyrocket by 43%-55% at the end of the year. Nothing about … Continue reading

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Finding Out What’s In a Contract Before You Have to Pay For It

In 2014, Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) sponsored a bill (H.B. 4268) that would have provided transparency to the collective bargaining process between school districts and their union employees. The bill was co-sponsored by 3 of McHenry County’s representatives: Mike Tryon … Continue reading

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Look For the Union Label

About 50 members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) held a rally of sorts in the Woodstock Square today, in conjunction with similar events being held statewide. The event contained the usual litany of union … Continue reading

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