Hundreds of workers on strike at UIUC

March 11, 2013 8:12:07 PM PDT
More than 700 workers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus are on strike.

Building and food service workers voted to reject university management's latest proposal.

The three-day strike began after midnight.

Wages are just one area separating the two sides. Union leaders say the three-day strike will severely cripple the university.

But the university says dining halls will be open as scheduled, trash will be removed and cleaning will continue.