Pritzker’s AFSCME deal favors wealthy workers over middle class

By Mailee Smith
AFSCME Council 31 recently told its members to push the Illinois General Assembly for tax rates that are “fair” for the middle class. But AFSCME’s new contract should cause its middle-class members to question whether the union holds itself to the same standard.

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