Monthly Archives: July 2015

CORRECTED: August Newsletter

Dear UISUF members, Starting this month we will be sending monthly updates about union activities, events, news, and opportunities. Call for volunteers -Student Move-in Day: UIS United Faculty has volunteered to help students move into UIS housing on Fri. 8/21. Volunteers are needed for morning (8-12:30) shifts. If you want to help, please send your […]

AFSCME defends against drastic increases in state employee healthcare costs

AFSCME Council #31, which represents 37,000 Illinois state workers, is pushing back against Rauner administration proposals that would mean thousands of dollars in increased employee costs for healthcare. What AFSCME negotiates typically establishes healthcare benefits for ALL Illinois state workers–unionized or not–so UIS faculty will feel the effects of these negotiations. The Rauner proposal would […]