Unions/unionization

Miami's Union Breakthrough

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On Monday, after weeks of hunger striking and several trips to the hospital, janitors at the University of Miami saw their employer, UNICCO Service Company, and the union that wants to represent them, the Service Employees International Union, reach an agreement that could have them unionizing before fall semester.

Clash of Interests

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Adjuncts at 2 California community colleges push for union separate from full-time professors, reflecting a growing divide nationally.

Boycott Debate Is Back

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Some British academics again try to isolate colleges and professors in Israel -- and other academics see the movement as offensive.

Unusual Union Battle

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AFT vows to return collective bargaining for professors at Quinnipiac -- despite legal edge university has as private institution.

Professors: Managers or Employees?

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Appeals court ruling revives debate over unions at private colleges -- and sets off new debate over whom the decision favored.

State of the TA Unions

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Organizers of graduate students convene to assess the year that was -- and to develop a national message.

Strike at Eastern Michigan

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Professors say that changes proposed for health insurance would wipe out impact of salary increase being offered.

NYU Strike Is Over -- Without Contract

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Graduate students resume teaching duties, failing to win recognition of their union.

End of the Picket Line

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Experts consider why a strike failed to get NYU to recognize a union -- even as graduate students seek new strategies to win collective bargaining.

On the Payroll, Permanently

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U. of Wisconsin converts seasonal jobs into full-time ones, the latest move by colleges to treat their lowest-income employees better. 

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