Welcome to the Lake County Federation of Teachers, Local 504, our Union.
Your Union is here to provide support and service as you perform your duties as a teacher or as an educational support staff professional.
· Your Union provides professional assistance on your behalf to help you attain the best possible working conditions and benefits in addition to defending your rights on the job.
· Your Union provides many opportunities to help you grow professionally and meet certification requirements while offering strategies designed to help you perform your various duties with greater confidence and ease.
· Your Union will insure that lawmakers hear your concerns as they draft legislation that will affect you on the job.
There is strength in numbers and as a member of the Lake County Federation of Teachers you join with over 5,500 educational employees countywide. You are joined by over 80,000 members statewide as a member of the Illinois Federation of Teachers and over 1,100,000 members nationwide as part of the American Federation of Teachers. While our size gives us clout, our ability to provide individual service to every member is what makes me proud to be part of our Union.
I encourage you to take the time to tour your website and register as a member. Please come back after registering to keep abreast of current Union and professional information.
Finally, please phone or email with your question, suggestions or concerns.
Michael T. McGue, President
Lake County Federation of Teachers