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The Black History Higher Ed Needs Now

In higher ed today, the wisdom of marrying the labor and racial justice movements is once again apparent, Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt writes.

California State Union Approves Tentative Deal, Despite Dissent

Members of the union representing roughly 29,000 California State University faculty members, librarians and others have approved the tentative agreement...
The typed words "Union Power" sit, collage-style, atop a pile of $100 bills.

Pro-Union Is Pro-Student

Improving working conditions for non-tenure-track faculty is what’s best for students, Anna Harrison writes.

A photograph of a mass of pro-Palestinian protesters, including one with a sign saying "Cease Fire Now."

AAUP Joins Labor Union Call for Ceasefire in Gaza

“We cannot bomb our way to peace,” the statement from the association of professors says.

Caltech Grad Students, Postdocs Vote to Unionize

Graduate student workers and postdoctoral scholars at California Institute of Technology have voted to unionize in two separate bargaining units...

New Unions Represent Over 40K Grad Students, Postdocs, Researchers

Last year, 26 new bargaining units representing over 40,000 graduate student workers, postdoctoral workers or researchers officially formed across the...
A photograph of demonstrators holding umbrellas and signs, one of which says "Faculty Working Conditions Are Student Learning Conditions” and others of which say “CFA On Strike!”

Why Did the Cal State Strike End After Just 1 Day?

California State University’s systemwide strike quickly ended with a tentative agreement. Some faculty members are urging a no vote on what union leaders say is an “excellent” deal.

A photograph of strikers, holding umbrellas and signs, including one saying "CFA On Strike!"

Cal State System Strike Begins, Ends in 1 Day

The university, the country’s largest four-year public institution by enrollment, didn’t concede to the union’s demand for a 12 percent raise this academic year.