Unions/unionization

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?

Reframing the Debate

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Leaders of faculty groups undertake campaign to chart a new future for public higher education -- and for the students at risk of being shut out.

Relief in Nebraska

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After months of negotiations and looming threats, state lawmakers chart a more moderate course for collective bargaining for public employees.

Starting Over?

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Unhappy with how their leaders are chosen, adjuncts at California community college lead bid to decertify union and start a new one.

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