The Daily Eastern News

Student employees reflect on appreciation day

Bryce Smith, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2020

Eastern employees shared their experiences on working on campus, explained what they liked about their jobs and their relationships with their bosses and talked about how they have felt appreciated for National Employee Appreciation Day. The holiday, celebrated on March 5, is a day when employers s...

Minimum wage hike will not affect Eastern employees’ statuses, says President Glassman

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

December 9, 2019

Eastern employees, students or not, will not be laid off after the minimum wage hike starting Jan. 1, which mandates all employers in the state of Illinois to pay employees $9.25 an hour instead of $8.25. Eastern President David Glassman said there are about 1,400 student employees at Eastern with ...

Retail workers deserve more respect

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 18, 2019

Working a retail job is something many people will do at some point in their lives—whether it’s a first job, a transitional trade or a lifetime career. One thing all retail workers can attest to is that people can be brutal, and sometimes ridiculous; difficult shoppers can often make a fun and...

Changes made to ethics training in 2018

Vince Lovergine, Sports Reporter

February 27, 2018

Starting this year, newly hired employees at Eastern will now have to complete their training on sexual harassment prevention within 30 days. Shawn Peoples, interim director of the Office of Civil Rights and Diversity, said Eastern has ethics training already in place for all employees. Before,...

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