The university is making plans for the next 150 years... are WE included?
Who: YOU (and 2 friends). Your presence is required to earn a LIVING WAGE and a FAIR CONTRACT!
What: AFSCME Rally at the UIUC Strategic Plan Town Hall
Where: The Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom, 601 S. Lincoln Hall, Urbana, IL, near the fountain
When: Meeting at 11:30 am. [This has been designated an “approved event." With prior approval and operations permitting, non-exempt civil service employees may attend the event without loss of pay.]
Why: Our step program has been frozen for almost 5 years. The university is only willing to grant a handful of steps to a few chosen members and they want to bring back the Merit System along with this underwhelming offer! Abuse of the merit system is one of the reasons the union was formed in 1993! They want to include a "Fitness For Duty" clause, too. The GEO had to fight for their contract, so we need to FACE THE FACT that the university is not going to hand us anything!
YOU MUST RAISE YOUR VOICES... NOW. We've been without a contract for 10 months!