The State Journal-Register: Union faculty at University of Illinois Springfield authorize strike. “In a press released issued Friday, UIS United Faculty said the administration’s failure to take meaningful steps during two years of negotiations takes away from the teaching-centered mission of UIS.”
Potential Picket by Professors at UIS on WUIS: “We’re still hoping that we don’t have to, and that the university’s administration will make some meaningful progress in negotiations at our next bargaining session,” she says. “But we needed to let them know that the option is on the table, and our membership is ready if it comes down to that.”
WTAX: UIS United Faculty Vote for Strike Authorization. Lynn Fisher, president of UIS United Faculty says two years was enough.