May 23, 2022
Science: Ph.D. students demand wage increases amid rising cost of living
April 28, 2022
CBS Chicago: UIC graduate workers ratify new contract after impasse led to six-day strike
April 27, 2022
WBEZChicago (NPR): Why labor unions are winning big right now
April 25, 2022
Crain’s Chicago Business: UIC graduate strike enters second week
April 22, 2022
Jacobin: UIC Grad Workers Are on Strike for the Second Time in Three Years
April 21, 2022
Chicago Tribune: UIC graduate workers haven’t had a contract since August. The school year is two weeks away from ending, so they began striking.
April 20, 2022
WGN 9: UIC graduate assistants on strike, demand pay raise
April 18, 2022
Chicago Sun Times: UIC grad workers go on strike
CBS Chicago: UIC graduate and teaching assistants on strike
WGN Radio: UIC grad workers on strike
Fox 32 Chicago: Over 1500 workers go on strike at UIC, walking off two weeks before finals
August 12, 2019
Steering committee co-president and PhD student in physics Sagen Cocklin was interviewed by Science magazine for an article on the deleterious effects of ever-increasing graduate student fees.
Read more: “Hefty university fees are sending some grad students to food banks.”
March 27, 2019
UIC grad worker Josh Bergeron is featured on Crashing the System Podcast talking about our strike! Skip to the 30:55 mark for his interview.
March 25, 2019
Chicago Sun-Times: UIC graduate workers get boost from Bernie Sanders on sixth day of strike
March 20, 2019
In These Times: “We Demand Food for Thought”: UIC Grad Workers On Strike for Living Wages and Respect
March 19, 2019
WBEZ: University Of Illinois At Chicago Grad Students Strike Over Wages And Fees
WGN: UIC graduate workers begin strike Tuesday
March 19, 2019
Chicago Tribune: Teaching assistants go on strike at University of Illinois at Chicago: ‘We have to fight for the school to care about us’
Chicago Sun-Times: UIC teaching assistants go on strike
CBS 2: UIC Graduate Teachers To Strike Tuesday Morning; UIC Says Classes Will Continue
ABC 7: UIC teaching assistants, graduate assistants go on strike
UIC News: UIC, graduate employee union sign contract
Progress Illinois: UIC Graduate Workers Hold Strike Authorization Vote. April 19, 2013
AFIMAC: UIC Graduate Workers Hold Strike Authorization Vote. April 19, 2013.
Fred Klonsky: The in box. UIC grad employees strike vote. April 18, 2013
People’s World: Graduate workers at UIC rally. March 14, 2013
Medill Reports Chicago: UIC grads upset about university work contract. February 26, 2013.
USAS: Chicago Students Call for a Fair Contract for Campus Workers. December 11, 2012.