Posts tagged SPRINGFIELD

    Champaign-Urbana Public Health workers intend to unionize

    September 29, 2022 // Nearly 100 Champaign-Urbana Public Health District employees signed a card in support of unionizing. The signatures are inching closer to the majority needed to join the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 31 in Springfield, according to organizing member and CUPHD case manager/counselor Darya Shahgheibi.

    Hundreds of unionized caregivers go on strike at McKenzie-Willamette

    December 6, 2021 // Hundreds of union workers at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center walked out Monday morning at 7 a.m. The hospital caregivers, represented by SEIU 49, have held ongoing negotiations and condcuted a two-day strike in early October. The union said progress has not been made on their demands, which include: affordable healthcare, higher wages, and additional PTO or COVID protection payments.