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GSU administration, faculty finalize new 3-year contract

After months of negotiations, unionized faculty and staff at Governors State University have a new three-year contract, but not without a bit of acrimony. Members of the University Professionals of Illinois Local 4100, GSU Chapter voted to ratify the new collective bargaining agreement for the years 2022-2025. The union members[Read More…]

Faculty and staff authorize strike against GSU

Governors State University’s faculty and staff union (GSU UPI) voted overwhelmingly last week to authorize a strike if a new contract agreement cannot be reached. The vote comes after nine months of negotiations, mediation and little progress at the bargaining table. Many GSU UPI members have continued working to serve[Read More…]

H-F teachers make District 233 candidate endorsements

The Homewood-Flossmoor Education Organization has endorsed four candidates for positions on the District 233 school board in the April 4 election. The teachers union, representing about 220 teachers and instructional assistants at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, has selected newcomer Christopher Riedel and incumbents Pam Jackson, Gerald Pauling and Nathan Legardy to[Read More…]

District 153, teachers’ union reach contract agreement

The District 153 school board and the Homewood Education Association, representing teachers in the district, have reached agreement on a two-year contract. The union represents about 180 certified teachers and 120 non-certified personnel. The agreement extends to June 2024. The union had approved the agreement prior to the board approving[Read More…]

District 153 and teachers union agree on vaccine mandate

The District 153 school board approved a memorandum of understanding with the Homewood Education Association at a special board meeting Tuesday calling for all staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The district and teachers union had been in discussions over the summer months and reached agreement on mandatory vaccinations for[Read More…]

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