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Barbara Andree, office manager and member of local 1890 marches at a labor union protest March 19 in the MLK commons. The union has been negotiating with the university for a bargaining agreement for over two years. 

Union members voices heard, tentative agreement made

By Northern Star Staff | April 17, 2018

NIU and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, Local 1890 [AFSCME 1890] reached a tentative agreement Monday.The union has been negotiating with the university for an initial contract agreement, on behalf of  operational...

Support staff union files report; still no contract

By Lindsey Salvatelli | October 19, 2017

DeKALB — Members of the support staff union have filed a report with the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board against the university for what spokeswoman Sarah Dorner said is a failure to bargain in good faith.The 700 administrative professionals,...

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