Union 101 When:  9/26, 4:30-5:30pm Where: HSB-235 Union 101 (reprise) When:  9/27, 12-1pm Where: HSB-235 UIS UF Membership Meeting When:  10/3, 4:30-5pm Where:  BRK-370 UIS UF Membership Meeting (reprise) When:  10/4, 12-1pm Where:  BRK-370 election phone banking When:  10/16, 5:30- Where:  IFT Legislative Office Advertisements

On Thursday, September 6th union members gathered for a bit of repartee and refreshment at La Fiesta on Stevenson Avenue.  We enjoyed the environment and good will of the staff of La Fiesta so much last year, we decided to continue our growing social tradition at the same venue.  This year we were delighted to honor […]

Dear Comrades: We have two great solidarity-building opportunities coming up next week. First, the UIS UF fall social will be at La Fiesta on Tuesday, November 14 from 4:30-7. Second, we are asking for a strong show of solidarity on Thursday, November 16, as a symbolic protest against the University’s decision to dock our wages for strike days. Wear […]

Dear colleagues, Welcome back, and to our new faculty, welcome to UIS! This fall we have a great deal to celebrate as we move forward with our first contract, which was signed into effect just last week. Your (searchable) copy of the new contract is available at https://uisufinfo.wordpress.com/contract/. You can also see the contract on the UIS web page (http://www.uis.edu/humanresources/labor/). […]

Dear UIS United Faculty members, fans, and family: The Labor Day weekend is upon us, and this year UIS UF has the honor of marching at the head of Springfield’s parade! I hope you’ll join me and other faculty and students to celebrate our new contract and to connect with other area labor unions. This […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 04 May 2017 GEO at UIUC Solidarity Statement in Response to UISUF Strike Urbana-Champaign (May 4, 2017): The Graduate Employees’ Organization Local 6300 IFT/AFT at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign stands firmly in solidarity with our comrades in University of Illinois Springfield United Faculty (UISUF) as they go on strike for […]

Dear UIS students, Wednesday evening (May 3, 2017), UIS United Faculty (union of tenure-track professors at UIS) voted overwhelmingly to continue our strike against the university. All UIS professors are strongly committed to teaching and learning and none of us want to hinder our student’s educational progress. Voting to continue our strike—especially at the end […]