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Pensions, passions and politics

As demonstrators outside the National Assembly made as much noise as possible, the long awaited hearings on Bill 3, the provincial government law aimed at reforming municipal pension plan payments, got under way today. 182 more words


Dear Alma: Raises? What the Heck!?

Dear Alma,

What the heck! I worked very hard over the past year and was looking forward to my annual merit increase from my department. Now I get a letter from academic HR telling me that I won’t get that raise – because of the new NTT union.

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Administration Withholds Promotion Raises Promised to "Specialized Faculty" by Provost's Communication #25

The administration exerted its power this month by refusing to give raises to newly promoted non-tenure-track faculty. In the face of this unilateral action, the need for a union has never been clearer. 237 more words

UIUC is Punishing NTT Faculty for Organizing: Faculty Must Respond

On Tuesday, August 5, Provost Adesida wrote to hundreds of non-tenure-track faculty who have just been certified as a union (CFA Local 6546 AFT/AAUP) that “departments may not implement academic year 2014-15 salary increases for specialized faculty in this bargaining unit until an agreement is bargained with the union regarding pay adjustments.” This action is not demanded by labor law in this state. 146 more words

Collective Bargaining

Academic Freedom and Shared Governance

From the Executive Committee of the Campus Faculty Association:

Regarding the Recent Hiring Controversies and Their Implications for Shared Governance

Dear Colleagues:

This is an extremely dangerous moment for the future of shared governance and academic freedom at UIUC. 464 more words

No Objection to Administration giving Raises to Non-Tenure-Track Faculty!

Dear Colleagues,

This is an exciting time for non-tenure-track faculty on our campus, now that we have gained the right to bargain collectively and democratically for improvements in our working lives. 269 more words

Teacher Negotiations August 2014: "The System" Is Not Broken

One more BC Education summer challenge: Let’s have a conversation about K-12 public education in BC without using the exceptionally tired and empty phrase “the system is broken” 540 more words