News & Updates

February 8, 2018

Through Direct Action, WashU Grad Workers Win Dental Insurance

After months of rallies, building strength in numbers and speaking out, grad workers in Arts & Sciences and the Brown Social Work

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February 5, 2018

University of South Florida Adjunct Faculty Win Opportunity to Hold Union Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2018 Following a year of university administration opposition University of South Florida Adjunct

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December 15, 2017

Broward College Overwhelmingly Votes to Form a Contingent Faculty Union

At 1,700 eligible faculty members, the unit becomes the largest SEIU contingent faculty union in the country Today, Broward College

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December 1, 2017

Graduate students call out Congressional Republicans during national #GradWalkOut

Working graduate students took action across the country on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 including staging a walkout at Duke University,

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November 21, 2017

New Report Reveals Extent of Faculty Poverty & Hunger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As the movement to transform higher education grows in Florida and with faculty at Broward College poised to vote to

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November 20, 2017

Statement: GOP Tax Bill & Graduate Student Workers

In addition to concerning provisions that would remove the student loan interest deduction and make it more difficult for state and local

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November 14, 2017

Fordham University Contingent Faculty Overwhelmingly Vote to Join SEIU Faculty Forward

Adjunct Faculty, Full Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty & Postdoctoral Fellows Vote 16-to-1 to Unionize Just Weeks After Signing

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October 2, 2017

Adding Insult to Injury: Not Paying Incapacitated Adjuncts

Earlier this year I almost lost a large part of my annual income. It all took place in a handful of seconds. What happened? I fell in the

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September 28, 2017

Fordham non-tenure track faculty and administration sign landmark agreement to hold a fair union election

Great news! Fordham Faculty United has reached an agreement with Fordham University administration for a free and fair union election

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September 1, 2017

A New Labor Day Tradition: Commemorating Academic Labor Organizers

By Mitch Tropin, Treasurer, SEIU Local 500 Faculty Forward Contributor Labor Day is coming and I want to start a new tradition:

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