News & Updates

January 18, 2019

Faculty & Graduate Workers Forward Stand with Striking LA Teachers for Education Funding

Photo by UTLA. As the LA teachers’ strike continues to shine a light on the effects of defunding for education in one of the biggest

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January 15, 2019

Worker-leaders in Florida gather to learn new tools to grow their movement

Nearly 100 adjunct faculty, student activists, community allies, and members of the broader SEIU family in Florida Public Services Union,

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December 13, 2018

Professors at Seven Florida Colleges File for their Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE To address chronic underfunding, Professors at Seven Florida Colleges File for their Union In just two years,

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December 11, 2018

Loyola University Chicago Graduate Workers Host the “We are Workers” Grade-In and Potluck

CHICAGO –  Today, Loyola University of Chicago graduate workers will protest the school’s poverty pay and denial of workers’ rights

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December 7, 2018

Teaching Assistants at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Move to Form Their Union

Just months after the formation of a graduate workers union at ISU, two landmark first contracts for graduate workers at Tufts and Brandeis

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November 28, 2018

University of Iowa Non-Tenure Track Faculty Host Teach-In on the Crisis in Higher Education

MEDIA ADVISORY*** Iowa City, IA – On Wednesday evening, non-tenure track faculty organizing at the University of Iowa will host a

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November 28, 2018

Elon University Faculty Launch Their Campaign for a Union

MEDIA ADVISORY for November 29, 2018 The group will march to the president’s office to demand fair wages, benefits, opportunities for

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November 16, 2018

Betsy DeVos, #MeToo & Title IX

Today Education Secretary Betsy DeVos proposed rule changes to Title IX regarding how colleges handle harassment and

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October 18, 2018

Illinois State University graduate workers vote overwhelmingly to form their union

Today, in a union election conducted by the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board, graduate workers of Illinois State University (ISU)

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October 16, 2018

Seminole State College Adjunct Professors Vote Decisively to Unionize

Adjunct faculty at Seminole State College of Florida voted to form their union with SEIU Faculty Forward. With this breakthrough, Seminole

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