Wednesday, February 24, 2010

UIS, civil service workers reach tentative agreement on furloughs

The University of Illinois Springfield has reached tentative agreement on unpaid leaves of absence with five of seven bargaining units representing campus civil service employees.

Most University of Illinois academic employees, including more than 460 at UIS, were ordered to take furlough days this spring as part of the university's response to a growing backlog of unpaid state appropriations to the U of I.

The article was featured in a February 24, 2010 edition of the State Journal-Register.

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