News & Updates

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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October 16, 2018

Loyola University Chicago Graduate Workers Interrupt Meeting, Demand Administration Negotiate

Today, Loyola University of Chicago graduate workers took over the university's budget town hall, demanding the administration recognize

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October 11, 2018

Tufts University Graduate Workers in the School of Arts and Sciences Win First Union Contract

Today, Tufts University graduate workers in the School of Arts & Sciences announced a tentative union contract agreement. Their new

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October 10, 2018

Loyola University Chicago Grad Workers Union Mark Anniversary of Administration’s Refusal to Negotiate

October 9 marks the one-year anniversary of the day that Loyola University Chicago graduate workers were notified via letter of the

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