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Union rallies at GSU to show support for faculty, staff

Members of the Governors State University chapter of University Professionals of Illinois union, also referred to as Local 1400, rallied at GSU on the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 8, to gather support and show solidarity before the union meets with GSU for the next contract proposal.

The Local 1400 union will be asking for a 10% increase in pay for this year at the next meeting with GSU, according to Chris Tweddle, Local 4100 spokesperson and associate professor of mathematics at GSU.

About 50 union members were at the rally, Tweddle said. He said these . . .

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