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Graduate Assistant Benefits

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Information on Graduate Assistant/Teaching Assistant employee benefits are determined primarily by the formal GEO Local 6297(IFT-AFT)-Graduate Employees Organization Labor Contract.

The Office of Labor and Employee Relations engages in activities and services in the areas of labor/management relations, counseling, and support services to managers and employees. All UIC Labor agreements also fall under the auspices of the Office of Labor and Employee Relations.

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Among the benefits available to Graduate Assistants by the current labor contract include Dental and Vision care.
  • FAQ

    Q) What is the minimum wage a graduate employee may earn per academic year?

    A) The campus and GEO 6297 Labor Contract determines the wage rate for graduate employees. Please see graduate minimum rates.
  • Support: Benefits

    University Benefits Service Offices

    Benefits Services at Chicago

    809 S. Marshfield Ave
    1st Floor MC 547
    Chicago, IL 60612
    P: (312) 996-7200
    F: (217) 244-3135

    Walk-in hours: 10am-3pm
    Phone hours: 9am-4pm