NLRB Orders George Washington U. to Negotiate With Adjunct Union

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Dispute over collective bargaining for part-time faculty members appears likely to head to court.

Strike Two

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Some NYU graduate students return to the picket lines for a second semester -- but others return to teaching.

Unions for Private College Part-Timers

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Collective bargaining at Syracuse U. represents a growing movement, say organizers.

No More Pay Days

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Stipends are gone for some striking NYU graduate assistants.

Suffolk Part-Timers Unionize

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AAUP’s “Boston experiment” garners another success, say organizers.

Janitors' Strike at U. of Miami Escalates

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Janitors at the University of Miami, most living at or close to the poverty level, have taken concerns about their working conditions to the next level -- a strike. Many have said they are willing to forgo days of pay they describe as meager to raise awareness about low-income workers. And since Tuesday evening, an increasing number have taken to the picket lines, demanding action by both university administrators and the company they work for.  

Moving to 'Conversion'

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For some time now, large gatherings of faculty members have included a session about adjuncts. Those frustrated at being kept off of the tenure track would hear the latest data on the shrinking pool of tenure-track jobs and attendees would trade horror stories about the use and abuse of part-timers. And then the meeting would get back to its regular agenda.

A Strike Falters

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UAW and grad student leaders vow to press on, but NYU isn't wavering, many TA's are back at work and undergraduate support has lessened.

Hungry for Recognition

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Hoping to intensify pressure on administrators, U. of Miami students join water-only fast in support of low-wage janitors.

Cary Nelson's New Platform

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Cary Nelson -- author or editor of 25 books -- has never been at a loss for words. He'll now have a new forum to express his views about academe, as he has been elected as the next president of the American Association of University Professors.


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