News & Updates

October 5, 2016

Faculty at Minneapolis College of Art and Design Prepare Union Election to Join SEIU Local 284

Over 100 part-time and full-time faculty from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design will vote in an election to form a faculty union

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September 20, 2016

University of Minnesota Tenure, Tenure Track and Contingent Instructors are #OneFaculty in Union Election

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities faculty praised a decision by the State Bureau of Mediation Services (BMS) on September 20th that

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September 12, 2016

Seattle University faculty vote to join SEIU after two-year journey

A long fight has at last been won. Seattle University adjunct faculty will have their union when their ballots, cast in 2014 but held up

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August 31, 2016

Faculty at Seattle University, Marist College, celebrate NLRB rulings

With much of the higher education world focused on last week’s historic ruling on graduate students, two major victories on opposite

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August 29, 2016

Goucher College contingent faculty win long fight for their union

After a year and a half, the final votes in the election have counted, and contingent faculty at Goucher College in Maryland voted 40-36

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August 23, 2016

Graduate student employees launch a nationwide drive to organize unions with SEIU

WASHINGTON– Following a decision from the NLRB to restore their rights, graduate student employees at private universities across the

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August 15, 2016

Faculty and graduate students Fight for $15 and a union in Richmond

Thousands of women and men from across the country endured the heat to make a powerful statement for the underpaid workers’ movement

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July 20, 2016

Graduate student employees join the national union movement in higher education

The union movement in higher ed heats up this summer as graduate students who teach and conduct research for their universities are

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July 7, 2016

Thousands of faculty join SEIU as the movement marches on in 2016

There have been an amazing number of milestones for the faculty movement this Spring Semester. So far in 2016, thousands of faculty members

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June 21, 2016

SEIU joins Elizabeth Warren in support of Graduate Savings Act

In early June, Senators Elizabeth Warren (D) and Michael Lee (R) introduced the Graduate Savings Act of 2016. If passed, the Graduate

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