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.
UIS faculty vote to authorize a strike
April 22, 2022 // The union will file an intent-to-strike notice with the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board (IELRB) tomorrow (April 21). The faculty could then strike as soon as May 2.
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.