SEIU has been pursuing a regional strategy to organize adjunct faculty in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. The campaign is called Adjunct Action. Thus far, the results have been mixed. 1,113 more words
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In an article titled “Outsourced in Michigan” written for Inside Higher Ed, Colleen Flaherty chronicles the movement among Michigan’s community colleges to outsource the hiring of adjunct faculty and the management of related “payroll duties” to a corporation called EDUStaff. 793 more words
Bonuses, both for performance and longevity, have become commonplace for higher-ed administrators at both public and private institutions. Indeed, these bonuses have become so commonplace that they now generally go unnoticed and unquestioned. 1,714 more words
It will be a round of bargaining like no other.
In 1967, Lester Pearson gave public servants collective bargaining rights that allowed unions to choose whether to settle contract disputes by arbitration or, if necessary, by strike. 2,326 more words
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – As Fort Wayne city council approved a new three-year contract for firefighters Tuesday night, it also approved an amendment to the collective bargaining ordinance that would make union membership optional for employees. 786 more words