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Employee organization rallies to draw attention for child development workers’ contracts

November 12, 2015

By Charlotte CollinsDaytime EditorTwo rallies were held Wednesday afternoon to bring attention to pay freezes and the stagnation of contract negotiations for University employees working in child development.Employees...

University employees to rally outside of Swanlund Administration building

November 10, 2015

University clerical and administrative employees, represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), will hold two rallies Wednesday focused on completing contract...

Union members rally for fair contract from University

Dave Beck, staff representative for AFSCME Council 31, chants to union members to prepare to walk over to President Killeen's office. Collectively, the union members are holding over 650 postcards, asking for fair contracts and respect from the University.
July 21, 2015

Last Tuesday at noon, around 100 union and community members rallied on the south side of the Illini Union to deliver postcards to President Timothy Killeen asking for a fair contract from the...

State employees rally for new contract

State employees rally and march in support of public services along S. First Street in Champaign on Wednesday, June 10.
June 11, 2015

Twenty-five state employees from the Champaign-Urbana area participated in the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees’ (AFSCME) statewide event urging Governor Bruce Rauner to make...

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