Four Locals Press Conference

Today all four IEA unions held a press conference at the IEA office in Carterville to announce we have all filed notices of intent to strike.

For more information about this filing, please come to our meeting:

WHEN: Monday May 2nd, 4:45-6:15pm
WHERE: Lawson Hall, 141

You can also watch History’s Natasha Zaretsky give her opening statement at the press conference on Youtube:

You can also read the text of her statement: SIUC Statement 04-26 (Natasha Zaretsky)

We also have pictures of the signing of the notices of intent to strike and of the press conference:

4 Local Presidents Signing Notices of Intent to Strike

Presidents of ACsE, GAU, FA, and the NTTFA (left to right) sign notices of intent to strike

Natasha Zaretsky Giving Her Opening Statement

Natasha Zaretsky Giving Her Opening Statement

News Links:

Four SIUC unions announce intent to strike [The Southern]

Labor Unrest At Downstate University Could Lead To A Strike [Progress Illinois]

Carbondale Unions Threaten Strike Despite New Assurances on Tenure [The Chronicle of Higher Education]

SIU union leaders say they have filed a notice of intent to strike [Fox 2 Now – St. Louis]

IEA unions at Southern Illinois University Carbondale to make announcement [KFVS]

Unions announce intent to strike [Daily Egyptian]

This just in… Four SIUC unions announce intent to strike [Capitol Fax]

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