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University of Illinois Strike

What Do Professors, Walmart and Pig Nutrition Have in Common? The Faculty Strike at University of Illinois at Chicago

Lennard Davis | Posted 04.21.2014 | Chicago
Lennard Davis

A strike of unionized faculty at the University of Illinois is currently underway. It is the first major strike at a top-tier research institution since the 1990s, and it has come to be called "the Walmartization" of the university system.

University Of Illinois Strike Ends As Graduate Instructors, School Reach Deal

The News-Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The University of Illinois and the Graduate Employees' Organization reached a tentative contract agreement Tuesday morning, ending a day-old strike by...

University Of Illinois Graduate Instructors Prepare For Strike

Chicago Tribune | Georgia Garvey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Graduate student instructors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are set to strike starting at 8 a.m. Monday, after six hours of contrac...

The Lifeblood of Undergraduate Education Is on Strike

Emily F. Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Emily F. Shaw

The Fighting Illini don't have much fight on the gridiron this year. But the University administration has more than enough fight to allow a strike of its TAs to begin.

The University of Illinois Strike, Wrapped Up

Rich Potter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rich Potter

The Graduate Employees' Organization at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has successfully ended a two-day strike against the university administration.

While Obama Deliberates, Illinois Grad Employees Strike for Education Security

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert Naiman

Regardless of what the federal government does, University of Illinois administrators still have a moral responsibility not to balance the budget on the backs of the weak.