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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 Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 1/01/08
Clerical and administrative workers at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) will be taking a strike authorization vote in early January.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/10/06
“I feel about UIC like Kanye West said about George Bush: You don’t care about Black people,” snapped Lou Jones, state representative from Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 4/02/05
In November, the University of Illinois announced they were hiring a new president, Joseph White. He will receive a $450,000 salary - $115,000 a year more than the outgoing president.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 6/30/04
When Willie English heard management say that the bathrooms in his building were dirty, he was insulted.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 2/02/04
“We have never had so much respect from so many,” proclaimed Sirlena Perry.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 7/01/03
Local 73 of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are locked in combat with management at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 3/01/03
The state of Illinois is $5 billion in the red, according to new governor, Rod Blagojevich, who made the announcement one week after he took office in January.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 9/01/02
150 workers from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) marched against job cuts and layoffs, Aug. 8.
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