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Proposed adjunct union at Seattle U. passes NLRB eligibility review

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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.

Tufts adjuncts tout pay and job security gains in first union contract

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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.

 

Adjunct faculty conference discussion focuses on right to strike

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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.

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.

Union sets 'aspirational goal' for adjunct pay

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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 shifts legal ground on faculty unions at private colleges

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NLRB ruling could clear way for more collective bargaining -- of adjuncts and other faculty members -- at private colleges and universities.

Union activity leads to gains for adjuncts even when bids fail or stall

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Union activity can lead to gains for adjuncts even when drives stall, fail or just loom.

Adjunct leaders talk about long-term strategies

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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.

 

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.

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