Unions/unionization

Unions/unionization

Picketing workers hold signs saying "UAW on strike."
Nov 17, 2022
Adjuncts walk out indefinitely, demanding better pay and job security, among other changes. University of California strike continues.

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November 17, 2022
Adjuncts walk out indefinitely, demanding better pay and job security, among other changes. University of California strike continues.
November 15, 2022
Some 48,000 graduate student workers, postdocs and researchers across the U of California are striking for a major pay increase. The pressure is on.
October 13, 2022
Both tenure and unions are crucial for protecting the rights of faculty and other academic professionals in American higher education, Irene Mulvey and Randi Weingarten write.
October 7, 2022
Five years after a groundbreaking labor board ruling allowed RAs at private institutions to unionize, some are finally succeeding. But for now, the ball may still be in colleges’ court.
October 3, 2022
Juliet Shields hopes the dismantling of tenure seen at Emporia State and elsewhere might give way to a better system for protecting faculty rights—unionization.
September 8, 2022
Professors say the university’s health care cost-sharing proposal, which would dramatically increase their premiums, forced their hand. Eastern Michigan files for an injunction to force faculty members back to work.
August 23, 2022
Unionized staff at the D.C. university went on strike Monday after contract negotiations reached an impasse. Strikers say stagnant wages have made retention difficult and living in the city infeasible.
June 9, 2022
Harvard president was on "wrong side of history" in fighting the unionization of grad students.
April 27, 2022
University of California graduate assistants, postdocs and others stage a mass protest for better pay and benefits, while graduate workers in Illinois celebrate a win and those in Indiana continue striking.
March 8, 2022
The American Association of University Professors and the American Federation of Teachers are teaming up to boost faculty say in legislative affairs and in academe’s future.

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