Unions/unionization

What lessons can be learned from the Wright State faculty strike?

Lessons learned from the Wright State strike: professors will fight against an imposed contract, for their right to bargain over health care -- and for basic respect.

Wright State professors strike over board-imposed contract they say would gut faculty rights and compensation

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Wright State professors strike over a board-imposed contract they say would gut faculty rights and compensation. Non-tenure-track faculty members would have to wait nine or more years for job stability under university plan.

Columbia says it's open to collective bargaining with its graduate student union -- with some caveats

In reversal, Columbia says it's open to collective bargaining with its graduate student union -- with some caveats. Brown U graduate students vote to unionize.

Supreme Court rules against public-sector unions with long-awaited Janus decision

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High court says public employees don't have to pay regular agency fees to unions that represent them in collective bargaining and more, which could hurt faculty and staff unions.

Could postdoc unions be the next big thing in collective bargaining among academics?

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Could postdoc unions be the next big thing in collective bargaining among academics? Recent filing at University of Washington could be beginning of a new round of organizing.

Graduate student union bids at private institutions have succeeded, flopped and been challenged since a major NLRB decision

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Graduate student union bids at private institutions have succeeded, flopped and been challenged since a major NLRB decision last summer -- but none thus far has resulted in a contract for student workers. 

Long Island University, citing need to attract students, orders faculty to trim core curriculum

University that locked out its faculty in the fall is now telling professors they must shrink the core curriculum within a year and make do without majors such as philosophy and math.

Iowa lawmakers push bill to severely restrict collective bargaining for public campus employees

Iowa lawmakers push bill to severely restrict collective bargaining by employees in higher education.

Supreme Court takes case that could threaten financing of most faculty unions

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear case that could effectively make dues optional for professors at public colleges and universities.

Adjuncts participate in National Day of Action for a Living Wage

Adjuncts across the country participate in a national day of action for a living wage. How do their interests align with low-wage workers from outside academe?

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