In the first ruling following an N.L.R.B. shift, board director finds that Seattle U.'s Catholic status does not preclude adjunct collective bargaining.
Adjuncts at Tufts say their first union contract, which includes significant pay and job security gains and a right to be interviewed for full-time positions, could be a model for new unions in negotiations elsewhere.
At gathering of adjunct leaders, they are urged to strike for better pay and job security – regardless of whether the law permits them to do so.
NLRB official, rejecting stance of Pacific Lutheran U., says non-tenure-track faculty members have right to vote on collective bargaining.
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.
It's widely acknowledged that adjunct instructors are underpaid, but just how much do they deserve? A new union proposal shocks some, but others say it's appropriate.
NLRB ruling could clear way for more collective bargaining -- of adjuncts and other faculty members -- at private colleges and universities.
Union activity can lead to gains for adjuncts even when drives stall, fail or just loom.
Adjunct leaders -- even as they push votes on collective bargaining -- are talking about how to maintain engagement with the rank-and-file well into the future.
Union leaders talk about achievements for adjuncts through collective bargaining, and reflect on why the movement took so long to take off.
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