Unions/unionization

Point Park recognizes faculty union, in possible sign NLRB has weakened 'Yeshiva' decision

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Point Park U recognizes a faculty union -- after 12 years and many battles. Could this be sign that NLRB has eroded power of a Supreme Court ruling that limited collective bargaining at private colleges?

Panel discussion centers on work-life balance provisions in faculty collective bargaining agreements

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Can work-life balance provisions be successfully integrated into faculty collective bargaining agreements? 

Labor conference panel centers on contract provisions for adjuncts for course cancellation payments and more

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Academic labor conference panel discussion focuses on contract provisions for adjuncts that go beyond better pay. Data suggest larger gains for part-timers in bargaining units that are separate from full-time faculty.

Ohio bill would effectively bar faculty unions at public colleges

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Ohio budget bill proposes a ban on full-time-faculty unions at public institutions where professors do nearly anything beyond teaching and research.

NYU graduate student union says new contract includes historic gains

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Hours before a planned strike over prolonged union contract negotiations, teaching and research assistants"teaching assistants" to avoid repeating words? -sj at N.Y.U. strike a deal that they say includes historic gains. What does it mean for other graduate student workers at private institutions who wish to bargain collectively?

Union sets 'aspirational goal' for adjunct pay

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It's widely acknowledged that adjunct instructors are underpaid, but just how much do they deserve? A new union proposal shocks some, but others say it's appropriate.

NLRB ruling shifts legal ground on faculty unions at private colleges

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NLRB ruling could clear way for more collective bargaining -- of adjuncts and other faculty members -- at private colleges and universities.

Union activity leads to gains for adjuncts even when bids fail or stall

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Union activity can lead to gains for adjuncts even when drives stall, fail or just loom.

A college tells faculty it's illegal to speak to student journalists

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A Florida community college wants to keep professors from speaking to student journalists. 

U. California grad student union leaders face criticism for pushing Israel boycott

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Leaders of UAW union that represents U. of California teaching assistants push for Israel boycott, but some members say this action endangers their academic freedom and the movement to unionize grad students.

 

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