UIC Faculty Members Strike over Contract Negotiations | Gapers Block – Mechanics | Chicago

UIC Faculty Members Strike for Fair Contracts and Quality Education – Gapers Block Mechanics | Chicago.

By Emily Brosious
[Feb. 18, 2014]

University of Illinois at Chicago United Faculty union members went on strike Tuesday over contract negotiations with the University’s Board of Trustees. This two-day walkout marks the first faculty strike in UIC’s history. 

Read the full story at Gapers Block.

Overpass Light Brigade shows support for striking UIC faculty members Tuesday evening. (Photo/Emily Brosious)
Overpass Light Brigade shows support for striking UIC faculty members Tuesday evening. (Photo/Emily Brosious)

 

STORIFY: Northwestern Football Players Move to Unionize – Gapers Block Mechanics | Chicago

Members of Northwestern University’s football team are seeking to form the first ever college-athlete labor union, potentially signaling a major shift in college sports. See the full article and Storify report at Gapers Block.

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                           Sept. 8, 2012 – Northwestern Wildcats football team takes on the Vanderbilt Commodores.                      (Photo/Jim Larrison via Flickr)

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