The Daily Eastern News

Eastern unions push for health and safety measures

Corryn Brock, News Editor

August 24, 2020

Two Eastern unions are urging Eastern to “put the safety of students, employees and the community first” as the university opens this semester.   The two unions, AFSCME Local 981, which represents building service, clerical, technical and food service workers, and University Professionals of Illinois Local 4100’s Eastern chapter which represents faculty...

AFSCME union prepares for potential layoffs

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

July 2, 2015

With all areas of the university expected to see layoffs this summer, workers under the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union are preparing for potential losses. Roughly 250 members of AFSCME work at Eastern, including building service workers, clerical/technical staff...

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