Recent News About Illinois AFL-CIO
U of I protects illegal immigrant, criminal felon graduate assistants against discrimination, warns students against 'microaggressions'
A convicted felon who is refused a job as a graduate assistant at the University of Illinois on account of their police record can now claim illegal discrimination. And University of Illinois students who commit so-called "micro-aggressions" against graduate assistants can now be charged with harassment.
Illinois' powerful public school lobbying groups mobilized to beat back a measure that would have reined in massive school district borrowing, often concealed from taxpayers.