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The Illinois Policy Institute is taking advantage of a worldwide pandemic, capitalizing on fear, and urging you to give up your rights in your workplace. How? By lying.

Suspicious Anti-Union Activity

Help us set the record straight when they try to divide us. If you or someone you know has been approached by an anti-union organizations, let us know about it.

Membership Protection Center Fact Sheet

All of these organizations have ties to people and institutions that want to privatize public education and “defund and defang” unions.

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Illinois’ news propaganda machine

Do you know who is funding the newspaper you’re reading, the radio show you’re listening to or the evening news you watch on TV? In Illinois, the answer to that question can be alarming.  Watch this video to learn more about the Illinois Policy Institute and the powerful conservative forces behind them like John Tillman, Dan Proft, former Governor Bruce Rauner and billionaire business man Dick Uihlein.

Get the FACTS

How is the Illinois Policy Institute lying to you to get you to give up your rights in your workplace?

#ImStickingWithMyUnion

Anti-union organizations like the Illinois Policy Institute are trying to silence our collective voice.
The voice we use to advocate for our students, our schools and ourselves. We won’t let them.

Anti-Union groups to watch

Conservative foundations and think tanks are putting an increased emphasis on attacking public sector unions and public schools after the Supreme Court made its decision in the Janus v. AFSCME case.They are spending hundreds of millions of dollars across the nation to elect anti-labor and anti-public education candidates and to produce so-called “research,” television ads and mailings to bash unions. The Koch network alone plans to spend $400 million this year. Virtually all of these organizations aren’t required to report their donors.These groups try to bill themselves as pro-worker – they are not. They want to privatize our public schools, take away your voice for your students, lower taxes for corporations and the wealthy, block access to health care, cut pensions, suppress voters, gerrymander and weaken the political power of unions.The tentacles of all of these groups are already reaching into Illinois, advocating for vouchers, more charter schools, defined-contribution pensions and the destruction of public employee unions. Their goal is simple. They want to divide Americans across racial, religious and economic lines.