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Oct 28, 2021
Graduate assistants and undergraduate tutors stop working for three days to push for a second union contract that offers more protections than their first -- including a union shop.

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October 28, 2021

Graduate assistants and undergraduate tutors stop working for three days to push for a second union contract that offers more protections than their first -- including a union shop.

October 21, 2021

The University of Pittsburgh’s new union for professors on and off the tenure track is the biggest new faculty union in a decade.

August 20, 2021

In an example of how universities and faculty unions can collaborate on pandemic planning, Northern Illinois University and its faculty union have agreed to push the remote instruction button when and if the campus test positivity rate hits 8 percent.

 
August 9, 2021

Colleges and universities increasingly want their students and employees to get the jab. Cases involving vaccines within the University of California and other institutions begin to define the legal terrain.

August 3, 2021

Professor says he was trying to raise his colleagues’ pay and lost his job in the process.

May 11, 2021

Faculty unions at Point Park University and City College of San Francisco have found different means to the same end: preserving full-time faculty jobs threatened during COVID-19.

March 26, 2021

Student workers end second week of their work stoppage over a first contract. Key demands include a neutral arbitrator in harassment cases, union coverage for more student workers and a pay increase.

March 15, 2021

National Labor Relations Board withdraws a proposed rule against student employee unions. The development will likely lead to more unionization efforts on private campuses. Columbia University grad assistants, planning a strike, welcome the news.

February 25, 2021

Trump-appointed labor board majority potentially limits which private-institution adjuncts can form unions, based on whether or not they have meaningful -- not majority -- involvement in faculty governance bodies.

December 15, 2020

Faculty members in Connecticut state universities condemn their governing board's proposal to do away with faculty IP rights to online content, academic freedom protections, travel and research funds, and more.

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