Art Institute school and museum staff win first contract

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees,
26 September 2023, USA

More than 500 workers at the Art Institute of Chicago’s museum (AIC) and affiliated school, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), who are members of the Art Institute of Chicago Workers United (AICWU/AFSCME), have won a first contract that not only brings wage increases, but begins to address critical workplace culture issues that have plagued workers for years.