University of Illinois Graduate Students OK Deal with School
A news release from the GEO says graduate student workers will get a 2.5-percent raise the first year. The minimum wage for graduate students will also be raised in increments over the life of the deal. About 40-percent of graduate student workers make the minimum wage. Tuition waivers were a key sticking point but will be maintained at current levels. The union has about 2,400 members.
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