Kishwaukee College
2:47 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Progress In Kishwaukee College Contract Negotiations

Credit Susan Stephens / WNIJ

Spring semester starts today for Kishwaukee College students. And it appears a teacher strike is less likely, after last night’s negotiations between the union and administrators. 

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9:00 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Kishwaukee College Faculty Still Without Contracts

Credit Sue Stephens

It’s the eleventh week of the semester at Kishwaukee College in Malta. Faculty and administration have been working out contracts since last spring, but after months of negotiation, there’s still no agreement.

Tom Choice is the president of Kishwaukee College. He says a mediator has attended the last three or four meetings with faculty.

“It just got to the point where we thought we needed to meet with a mediator and so both sides requested that and then we started that...I think it was in the beginning of October.”

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7:22 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Illinois reaches temporary deal with state's largest union

Governor Pat Quinn and Illinois' largest public employees union have yet to agree on a new contract for 40, ooo state workers.  But they were able to temporarily extend the current contract, while talks continue.

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7:41 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Rockford Teachers Vote to Strike

REA President Karen Bieschke

Members of the Rockford Education Association voted Monday night to go on strike Thursday, March 29th unless there is a contract agreement before then.

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