The SIUC Faculty Association is on strike. Three other unions have reached an agreement with the university's adminstration.
Four teacher unions at Southern Illinois University Carbondale are set to strike tomorrow if the university and labor groups cannot reach an agreement by midnight.
The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Faculty Union has voted in favor of a strike deadline of November 3.
Striking workers from the Congress Plaza Hotel battle on, even in the face of impossibility, seeking competitive wages and benefits.
The 19-day strike that 15,000 construction workers carried out in northeastern Illinois this past July will likely go down as the biggest work stoppage in the country in 2010, barring unforseen circumstances in the last day