Unions/unionization

Rallying Back

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Higher education union leaders vow to fight on, despite crushing losses in states.

Change of Leadership at AAUP

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Following a vote not to renew his contract, Gary Rhoades is expected to leave position as general secretary.

Looking Beyond Themselves

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Administrators and unions should work to restore “collective” to the notion of collective bargaining in higher education, conference participants say.

Separate and Unequal

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The plight of the faculty's invisible majority -- adjuncts -- takes center stage at collective bargaining conference.

Do Adjunct Votes Count?

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Massachusetts union debates whether part-timers -- who are in the majority by far -- should get full vote in electing leaders.

When Bitter Bargaining Bleeds Over

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After years of frustrating contract negotiations, president of U. of New Hampshire receives vote of "no confidence" -- but from union, not faculty senate.

The Shirley Sherrods of Academe?

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Three days after conservative blogger posted videos of a course, an instructor is no longer employed -- even as university finds that statements were "distorted."

Union Breakthrough

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Professors at the University of Illinois at Chicago file petition for collective bargaining -- a rare move by the faculty at a research university.

Circular Firing Squad

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Amid tough times for labor, intra-union strife besets graduate students in California.

In for Nasty Weather

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Is faculty life, as it once was, officially a relic?

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