Labor coalition declares “Pension Emergency Lobby Week”

The public employee unions that comprise the We Are One Illinois coalition (including IEA, IFT, AFSCME, SEIU, AFL-CIO) have declared the week of May 21-24 “Pension Emergency Lobby Week.”

On Monday through Thursday of this week, members of public employee unions and those who support a fair pension solution are encouraged to come to Springfield and meet with lawmakers to urge a fair resolution to the pension emergency.

This flyer produced by AFSCME contains additional information.

IEA members planning to come to Springfield are asked to contact IEA Field Services ( in advance so a lunch can be ordered for the day of your arrival.

NOTE: Activities for Friday, May 25th, have been cancelled.