University Of Illinois Labor Unions Bargain For COVID-19 Relief

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Labor unions across the University of Illinois’ Urbana campus are bargaining with administrators on issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. A group called the Campus Labor Coalition recently published an open letter to university administrators. The coalition represents graduate workers, faculty and other employees on the U of I campus.  The coalition’s requests span issues […]

University Of Illinois Raises Student Health Insurance Premiums Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

The University of Illinois Board of Trustees voted earlier this month to increase health insurance premiums by more than 30 percent for students at its Urbana-Champaign campus.  Beginning in the fall, undergraduate premiums will increase by almost $200 per semester, while premiums for graduate students will go up by about $230 per semester. The Graduate […]