Chat with us, powered by LiveChat
Home Newsroom

Newsroom

Press Release

Geneva Education Association members ratify tentative agreement, end strike

GENEVA — Geneva Education Association (GEA) members today voted to ratify the tentative agreement reached by the GEA bargaining team and the District 304 Board of Education. The GEA has been on strike since Tues., Dec. 4. The tentative, five-year agreement was reached at about 4 a.m. today. The ratification vote happened this afternoon.
Press Release

Geneva School Board refuses to negotiate till Sunday, Geneva Education Association to hold rally...

GENEVA — The Geneva School District 304 School Board refuses to negotiate with the Geneva Education Association bargaining team until Sun., Dec. 9. In an attempt to convince the board to negotiate with the full GEA bargaining team sooner, GEA will hold a rally with their membership and the community at Geneva High School this afternoon.
Press Release

Statement from Morton Education Association president

MORTON — Statement from Morton Education Association President Tony Feleccia in response to School Board President Thomas Neely’s opening comments at the Morton Community Unit School District 709 School Board meeting on Tues., Dec. 4.
Press Release

Geneva Education Association teachers are on strike

GENEVA — The Geneva Education Association (GEA) is on strike starting today, Dec. 4. The following is a quote attributable to GEA President Kevin Gannon.
Press Release

Lake Forest High School Support Staff Association to voice concerns over contract at Monday...

LAKE FOREST — Members of the Lake Forest High School Support Staff Association (LFHS-SSA) will attend tonight’s Lake Forest Community High School District 115 school board meeting to express concerns over current contract negotiations with the district. LFHS-SSA President Bridget Mobile will address the board during public comments. LFHS-SSA formed their union last year and are collectively bargaining their first contract with the district.
Press Release

Geneva Education Association presents offer to Board of Education, strike date looms

GENEVA — The Geneva Education Association (GEA) presented a contract offer to the Geneva School District 304 Board of Education during negotiations tonight with hope of avoiding a strike and reaching a tentative agreement.
Press Release

Geneva Education Association sets strike date

GENEVA — The Geneva Education Association (GEA) set a strike date for Tuesday but will continue to bargain with the Geneva School District 304 Board of Education in hope of avoiding a strike and reaching a tentative agreement.
Press Release

Riley Education Association teachers, community members to pack school board meeting tonight

MARENGO — Members of the Riley Education Association (REA) and community members will pack Monday’s board meeting to voice concerns over ongoing contract negotiations. Teachers will address the board, asking them to put students first and come to a fair agreement as soon as possible.
Press Release

Geneva Education Association plans to wait until after Thanksgiving break to go on strike

GENEVA — In an effort to give parents as much notice as possible, the Geneva Education Association (GEA) revealed today the GEA will not go on strike before Thanksgiving break. Legally, the teachers could go on strike at any time. No tentative agreement was reached during today’s bargaining session between the GEA and the District 304 Board of Education.
Press Release

Center Cass Education Association teachers, community members to attend Tuesday board meeting

DOWNERS GROVE — Members of the Center Cass Education Association (CCEA) and community members will attend Tuesday’s board meeting to voice concerns over ongoing contract negotiations.
Press Release

Geneva Education Association teachers, community members to picket ahead of latest board of education...

GENEVA — Geneva Education Association (GEA) and community members will picket Monday, Nov. 12 ahead of District 304’s board of education (BOE) meeting. Members and parents plan to address the board during public comment, and are asking the board to hear their concerns in full.
Press Release

IEA congratulates IEA-recommended congressional candidates

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Education Association (IEA) is proud to congratulate IEA-recommended congressional candidates for their wins tonight across Illinois.
Press Release

IEA congratulates IEA-recommended statehouse candidates

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Education Association (IEA) is proud to congratulate IEA-recommended statehouse candidates for their wins tonight across Illinois.
Press Release

IEA congratulates Attorney General-elect Kwame Raoul on hard-fought victory

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Education Association (IEA) is proud to congratulate IEA-recommended Attorney General-elect Kwame Raoul on his victory tonight. 
Press Release

IEA congratulates Governor-elect JB Pritzker on election victory

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Education Association (IEA) is proud to congratulate Governor-elect JB Pritzker on his hard-fought victory tonight.
Press Release

Cary Education Association membership votes down tentative agreement

CARY — The Cary Education Association (CEA) last night voted down the latest tentative agreement proposed by the Cary Community Consolidated School District 26. The vote comes after tense negotiation sessions with District 26. The two sides have been bargaining since March. The CEA has been working without a contract since Aug. 19.
Press Release

More than 100 plan sit-in at board of education meeting in support of Belvidere...

BELVIDERE – More than 100 Belvidere Education Support Team (BEST) members, teachers, community members and parents plan to hold a sit-in prior to the Belvidere Community Unit School District 100 Board of Education (BOE) meeting Monday. The sit-in comes after months of intense contract negotiations between BEST and the board.
Press Release

More than 100 teachers expected at rally Monday to support Glen Ellyn superintendent

More than 800 community members sign petition in support of renewing his contract GLEN ELLYN – More than 100 teachers, community members and parents plan...
Press Release

IEA, Partnership for Resilience attend Harvard’s Education Redesign Lab to rethink education and child...

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — The Illinois Education Association (IEA), Partnership for Resilience (PFR) and Resilient Southern Illinois (RSI) shared critical trauma-sensitive field research at the convening of By All Means 2.0, an initiative from Harvard’s Education Redesign Lab.
Press Release

Geneva Education Association Begins Public Posting Process, Clears Way for Possible Teacher Strike

GENEVA - The Geneva Education Association (GEA) called for public posting of the most recent offers exchanged between the GEA and the District 304 Board of Education after the most recent round of negotiations failed to produce a tentative agreement. GEA members voted overwhelmingly Sunday to authorize a strike. The earliest a strike could occur would be October 31, 2018.