Welcome to UIC United Faculty! We are UIC's union for full-time faculty members. We are currently negotiating our first contract to set better standards for our university.

UIC Faculty Union Votes to Strike if Necessary for a Fair Contract

April 10, 2014 | Posted in Contract Updates | By

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2014 CONTACT: Joe Persky, UICUF President: 312-330-0775 / jjpersky@gmail.com John A. Shuler, Leader, UICUF Communications Group: 708-870-8763 / johnalfredshuler@gmail.com Aviva Bowen, Director of Communications, Illinois Federation of Teachers: (773) 350-1869 / abowen@ift-aft.org UIC Faculty Union


Strike FAQ For Students

April 10, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Why are UIC United Faculty members planning to strike again? The faculty have been concerned about the major mission of your university—teaching and research.  Things have gotten very bad in regard to both.  Teachers are not being paid a fair


Debunking The Myths

April 7, 2014 | Posted in Contract Updates | By

# 1: The Administration claims there will be cuts to higher education, and cannot afford wage increases next year. What are the budgetary realities? The Union’s request for next year is not unreasonable. Faculty are requesting a 3% merit increase


Information For UIC Students

April 3, 2014 | Posted in Contract Updates | By

UIC faculty deserve a fair contract now! After 18 months of bargaining, the faculty at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) went on strike for two days in February. Tenured and contingent faculty were joined on the picket lines by


Letter of Support From Prairie State College Federation of Teachers

March 24, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

The Prairie State College Federation of Teachers, Local 3816, AFT, AFL-CIO, stands in solidarity with the faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago, UIC United Faculty, Local 6456, AFT-AAUP. Public higher education in Illinois has faced years of budget