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UI employees rally for fair wages

By Charlotte Collins

November 12, 2015


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Two 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 were joined by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME. The rallies took place outside...

Illinois women will not get equal pay until 2065

Illinois women will not get equal pay until 2065

By Mara Kupelian

September 23, 2015


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Working women in Illinois will not achieve equal pay for 50 years.A recent study published by “The Status of Women in the States” and released by the Washington-based Institute for Women’s Policy Research, IWPR, in May found women and men will earn the same wage by 2065. The study approximated when...