Saturday July 26, 2014
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/27/14
3000 workers at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) have gone without a contract, and without a contract raise, for over a year.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, Illinois | 4/19/13
At the hospital of the University of Illinois at Chicago, one of the most recognized union stewards is Randy Evans of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/15/11
More than 4000 marched here tonight as Occupy Chicago moved from its occupation of La Salle Street (the banking center of the city) to Congress Plaza on the edge of Grant Park. Organizers intend this as a permanent home for the occupation.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/18/11
On July 16, the Executive Board of Local 73 of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) voted unanimously that anti-war protesters had the right to march against the NATO/G8 summit being held in Chicago in May of 2012.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 10/14/10
For over a year, the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) has been the scene of intense struggle between the 2700 workers represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73 and their employer.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 8/30/10
2700 workers at the University of Illinois-Chicago were poised to strike Aug. 23. Last minute meetings between the officers of the union, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73 and the university president resulted in an agreement to call off the strike.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/19/10
Two administrative workers from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Jennifer Edwards (left) and Jackie Kurzeja (right), testify to members of the Illinois State Senate, Aug. 11.
BY Network to Fight for Economic Justice | Chicago, IL | 8/19/10
2700 union workers, members of SEIU Local 73 at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) are preparing to strike on Monday, August 23rd. They are demanding job security and a fair contract. They need your support. The Network to Fight for Economic Justice (NFEJ) is calling on its affiliates and supporters to show your solidarity.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 8/16/10
On August 10th, the Chancellor sent a letter to every employee and student at UIC. While we won’t have the opportunity to get our response to every student and non-union employee, our members and supporters need to hear the truth.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 7/28/10
As part of strike preparations at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), a leadership group from all three committees met at the famed DuSable Museum of African American history on July 23.
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