DAYS WITHOUT A CONTRACT: 440
I’m not feeling particularly well this morning so the update will be quite short: one announcement. In the next week, you can expect a bit of a site redesign here! In addition to a new look, we’ll have a new set of FAQs dealing specifically with a strike (why leadership would ask you to vote for one and what might happen if we go on strike). Keep an eye out for both.
A Meeting of the Faculty Association Membership has been scheduled for Thursday, September 15, 2011 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in Lawson 171. The purpose of the Membership Meeting is to provide the latest information on bargaining, what is at stake in negotiations, the strike alternative, and strike readiness. Proposals that have been presented at the bargaining table and other information can be found now at the FA’s bargaining information site: http://siucfa.wordpress.com/bargaining-information/. More information about bargaining and strike actions will be sent over the next couple of days.
Struggles in Steel: The Fight for Equal Opportunity, over 70 African-American steel workers speak about their struggles for fair treatment during both their 125-year industry as well as after shutdown
A part of the labor film series sponsored by the SIUC Labor Coalition
Sunday September 18, 2pm
Admission is free and family is welcome!