News & Updates

March 13, 2019

New Report Exposes Widespread Poverty, Decreasing Wages Amongst Florida Professors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As professors lobby for greater investment in Florida’s colleges, New Report Exposes Widespread Poverty,

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March 12, 2019

Elon University Adjunct Professors Vote by 2-1 Margin to Form Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Joining a growing union movement among academics in the South, Elon University Adjunct Professors Vote by 2-1

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February 1, 2019

Statement on Florida Higher Education Budget Proposal

Today Governor DeSantis released his budget proposal. Despite a forecasted $842M budget surplus in the state, the proposed budget

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January 31, 2019

Mercy College Contingent Faculty Announce Union Organizing Drive in Letter Delivery

Six Months After Non-Tenure Track Faculty Ratified Their First Contract at Fordham University, Movement to Change Higher Education Expands

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January 24, 2019

Workers Rebuff Secretary DeVos’ Proposed Title IX Rule Change

Graduate workers, professors and supporters across the nation are mobilizing through their unions to launch a grassroots campaign to fight

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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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