Illinois Unions

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The Illinois unions and other labor organizations listed below have passed resolutions in support of single-payer health care.

(Numbers in parentheses refer to position on the full list maintained by Unions for Single-Payer Health Care. These groups passed resolutions in support of HR 676, the Exapnded and Improved Medicare for All Act. Resolutions vary otherwise.)

  • AFL-CIO, Springfield and Central Illinois Trades and Labor Council, Springfield (322), 2007
  • AFSCME Council 31 (October 2015)
  • American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), Chicago/Midwest Region (28)
  • Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters; "Healthcae NOT Wealthcare" rallies Calumet, Homewood, Melrose Park, May 3, 2017
  • Champaign County AFL-CIO, April 15, 2015 (619).
  • Champaign Public Schools Support Staff Union, affiliated with NEA/IEA, October 1, 2015; also endorsed the Illinois Universal Health Care Act and the 2015 Labor Campaign for Single-Payer Conference in Chicago to which they sent a delegate (621).
  • Central Illinois Jobs with Justice (608), September 21, 2013. ISPC is a member of CIJwJ; our membership dues support World Labor Hour on WRFU Radio 104.5 FM, Urbana, and our support is announced at the beginning of each program.
  • Chicago Jobs with Justice (614), press release June 22, 2014
  • Chicago Teachers Union, Local 1, AFT/IFT/AFL-CIO, Chicago (404), 2008
  • Federation of Labor, Greater Madison County, Granite City (218)
  • Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) Union at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, affiliated with IFT/AFT, October 1, 2015; also endorsed the Illinois Universal Health Care Act and the 2015 Labor Campaign for Single-Payer Conference in Chicago (622).
  • Illinois Association of Theatrical Stage Employees, Local 2, Chicago (620), June 23, 2015; also endorsed the Illinois Universal Health Care Act (620)
  • Illinois Education Association Staff Association, Edwardsville (545) 2009
  • Illinois Federation of Teachers Universities Council (344), 2007
  • National Nurses United works for single-payer health care throughout the country, and in Illinois has endorsed the Illinois Universal Health Care Act (HB942 at the time)
  • Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice, Geneva, (606), June 22, 2013; press release August 2013
  • Roosevelt Adjunct Faculty Organization (RAFO, IEA-NEA), Chicago (577), 2009
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 73, Chicago (229)
  • Southwestern Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council, Collinsville (70)
  • Steelworkers Active Organization of Retirees (SOAR), Chapter 31-9, Chicago (24)
  • Teamsters, Local 705, IBT, Chicago (581), 2010
  • UNITE HERE, Chicago & Midwest Regional Joint Board (208)
  • United Auto Workers, Local 551, February 19, 2017 (628)
  • United Automobile Workers, Local 2320, Chicago (22)
  • United Electrical Workers Western Region
  • United Steelworkers, District 7, Sub-District 1, Chicago (290), 2007
  • United Steelworkers, Local 9777, Bridgeview (295), 2007
  • United Steelworkers, Local 1636, Aurora (297), 2007
  • United Steelworkers, Local 1899, Granite City (296), 2007
  • United Steelworkers of America, District 7, Chicago (338), 2007
  • United Transportation Union, Local 0979, Salem (555), 2009
  • University Professionals of Illinois, Local 4100, IFT/AFT/AFL-CIO, Chicago (345), 2007

 

 

 

 

 

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