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Adjuncts at Lutheran university win right to unionize

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NLRB official, rejecting stance of Pacific Lutheran U., says non-tenure-track faculty members have right to vote on collective bargaining.

Higher education officials look to Washington for guidance on adjuncts and the Affordable Care Act

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With more institutions cutting adjunct hours as new health care requirements approach, higher education officials are pushing for more guidance from the government on what to do.

Adjuncts talk successes, challenges to organizing at national conference

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Union leaders talk about achievements for adjuncts through collective bargaining, and reflect on why the movement took so long to take off.

NLRB seeks guidance on adjuncts at religions colleges and the relevance of 'Yeshiva' decision

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Labor board seeks views on how to evaluate whether adjuncts may unionize at religious colleges, and continued role of Yeshiva decision that largely stopped collective bargaining by tenure-track faculty at private institutions.

Two Unions Court Adjuncts in Philadelphia Market

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Philadelphia's 15,000 adjuncts are being courted by not just one, but two, unions angling for an eventual city-wide contract.

Union conference marks growth of adjunct organizing strategy

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Union seeking collective bargaining for those off the tenure track wants to attract student support by focusing on debt.

Organizing harder but possible in states without collective bargaining agreements

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While some see collective bargaining as a key for those off the tenure track, others develop strategies for states that are hostile to unions or ban them at public institutions.

AAUP recommends more adjunct faculty participation in governance

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AAUP's new recommendations for increasing adjuncts' role in governance include job security safeguards.

Youngstown State limits adjunct hours

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Youngstown State limits part-timers' hours to avoid requirements of new health care law.

 

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