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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.

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.

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...