More Than 1500 UIC Graduate Teachers On Strike; University Says Classes Will Continue

CHICAGO (CBS) — More than 1,500 teaching and graduate assistants at UIC are without a contract and are on strike for higher pay after the union failed to reach an agreement with university administrators.

Grad workers hit the picket line with signs in hand Tuesday morning on the UIC campus.

The union met with administrators for the university Monday night for the 22nd time to negotiate a new contract. The employees…

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