AFSCME Council 31
We make Illinois happen. This page is primarily intended to share information and news from the union. Local union leaders and staff representatives are best equipped to provide timely assistance to substantive questions. Gratuitous flames and off-topic comments may be moderated. Profane comments will be deleted. Individuals who repeatedly violate these basic guidelines may be banned. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 31 is a leading voice for working families throughout Illinois. The union's 100,000 active and retired members make Illinois happen, providing the essential public services that residents rely on. AFSCME maintains a strong presence in the political and legislative arenas, organizes workers, and wins and protects benefits for those it represents.