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North Shore Education Association votes to authorize strike

HIGHLAND PARK – Today, the North Shore Education Association (NSEA) voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike. The NSEA held a district wide vote and tallied...
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College of DuPage Faculty Association votes to authorize strike

GLEN ELLYN – Today, the College of DuPage Faculty Association (CODFA) voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike. CODFA held an all day, campus wide vote...
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North Shore teachers, community members to rally for a fair contract

HIGHLAND PARK – Today, the North Shore Education Association (NSEA) and community members will rally for a fair contract. The rally comes after negotiations...
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Hundreds of Addison teachers, community members to participate in unity walk...

ADDISON – Today, the Addison Teachers’ Association (ATA) and Addison community members will walk in support of students and teachers for a fair contract....
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Springfield Education Association rally for fair contract

The Springfield Education Association and the District 186 Board of Education (BOE) have been in contract negotiations for the last four months without coming to an agreement on a new  contract. The nearly 1,300 members of the SEA, comprised of teachers and support professionals, have been working since mid-August without a contract. 
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Educators plan statewide #RedforEd day ahead of Betsy DeVos school visit

ROCKFORD – The Illinois Education Association (IEA) in conjunction with the Rockford Education Association (REA) is planning a statewide day of action to coincide...
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Carbondale support staff, community members to rally for a fair contract

CARBONDALE – Today, the Carbondale Educational Support Professional Association (CESPA) and Carbondale community members to rally for a fair contract. The rally comes after...
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Murphysboro teachers public posting after contract negotiations stall, take initial step...

MURPHYSBORO – The Murphysboro Education Association (MEA) submitted the organization’s last contractual offer to the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board (IELRB) for public posting....
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Carbondale teachers and support staff file public posting after contract negotiations...

CARBONDALE – Today, the Carbondale Education Association (CEA) and the Carbondale Educational Support Professional Association (CESPA) individually submitted the organizations’ last best contractual offers...
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College of DuPage Faculty Association releases statement after board of trustees...

GLEN ELLYN – Today the College of DuPage Faculty Association (CODFA) released a statement in response to the College of DuPage (COD) Board of Trustees...

IEA president applauds Gov. J.B. Pritzker for signing $40,000 minimum salary...

SPRINGFIELD — Today, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the $40,000 minimum teacher salary bill, ensuring no teacher in Illinois will be able to make less...
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College of DuPage Adjuncts overwhelmingly vote to reject offer to be...

GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Adjuncts Association (CODAA) this week overwhelmingly voted to reject the College of Dupage (COD) Board of Trustees’...
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Hundreds expected at College of DuPage Faculty Association rally for a...

GLEN ELLYN – Hundreds of faculty, students and community members are expected to wear red and attend a rally on the College of DuPage...
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Joint statement from the Kaneland Education Association and Kaneland School District...

SUGAR GROVE – The following is a joint statement from the Kaneland Education Assocation (KEA) and Kaneland Community  Unified School District #302: The Kaneland Community...
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Kaneland Education Association responds to special Board of Education meeting regarding...

SUGAR GROVE – Hundreds of Kaneland Education Association (KEA) members and community supporters wore red and packed a special Kaneland Community School District 302...
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Northern Illinois teachers and administrators travel to Puerto Rico, provide training...

LAKE VILLA – Eighteen teachers along with administrators will travel to Puerto Rico to provide professional development training to more than 100 Puerto Rican...
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Hundreds of Kaneland educators, community members plan to rally and pack...

SUGAR GROVE – Hundreds of Kaneland Education Association (KEA) members and community supporters plan to wear red, rally for a fair contract and pack...
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Students and public education win during legislative session

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Education Association (IEA) worked with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle and the governor’s office to ensure the passage of several pieces of pro-public education legislation during the 2018-19 legislative session in Springfield.
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Illinois lawmakers reverse cost shift, reinstate 6 percent salary threshold for...

SPRINGFIELD – Lawmakers took action to help save the teaching profession and repealed the 3 percent salary threshold on teacher salaries and reinstated the 6 percent salary threshold. The change was attached to the budget implementation bill.
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$40,000 minimum teacher salary bill passes

SPRINGFIELD – Today, the state legislature passed the $40,000 minimum teacher salary, ensuring no teacher in Illinois will be able to make less than...

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