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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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UCPD Officers Union Alleges Wage Discrepancies and Bad Faith Bargaining

UCPD Officers Union Alleges Wage Discrepancies and Bad Faith Bargaining

By Elena Eisenstadt / April 27, 2024
The union reports that the University has spent more than $120,000 paying back officers over the past year for missed longevity and annual increases.
Members of SEIU Local 73 pose for a picture outside of Levi Hall.

Skilled Trades Workers Ratify New Contract With University

By Gabriel Kraemer / April 1, 2024
SEIU Local 73, representing skilled Facilities Services workers, had raised concerns about staffing and wage competitiveness amid protracted negotiations.
A member of Faculty Forward holding a sign at a rally in the quad.

Faculty Forward Begins New Bargaining Session with the University for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

By Amy Ma / March 28, 2024
Increased compensation, visa sponsorship, and benefits eligibility for non-tenure-track faculty and writing specialists are the main priorities of this bargaining session.
Members of GSU-UE at a rally on the Quad in November.

Graduate Workers and University Reach First-Ever Tentative Agreement

By Nikhil Jaiswal / March 19, 2024
UChicago Graduate Students United reached its first-ever collective bargaining agreement with the University on March 6.
National Nurses United members vote on authorizing a strike at UChicago Medicine.

UChicago Nurses Approve Strike Authorization

By Nick Rommel / February 21, 2024
The authorization comes as months-long contract negotiations between National Nurses United and UChicago Medicine have stalled.
GSU-UE general membership meeting to launch the strike pledge.

GSU-UE Signals Willingness to Strike, Collects Over 1000 Pledges

By Celeste Alcalay / February 13, 2024
GSU-UE became the second labor union on campus prepared to strike, joining National Nurses United, which signaled solidarity with GSU-UE.
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