News & Updates

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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August 30, 2017

This Labor Day is going to be a little different

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih9PYskrpr4 Labor Day is right around the corner. Normally I spend the day with my husband and children.

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August 9, 2017

About that student debt

1.4 trillion: That’s how many dollars of student debt Americans are facing down. And the problem is only growing. Can you sign this

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August 1, 2017

Broward College is the 3rd Florida campus to join our nationwide movement

Broward College Adjuncts File for Union Election Non-tenure track, part-time faculty at Broward College announced that they filed for a

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June 8, 2017

Kelly’s Story: Duke Admin Shouldn’t Make Faculty Poverty a Teachable Moment

Crossposted from Duke Faculty Union's website Last night I was up all hours scrolling through Craigslist looking for food service jobs

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May 22, 2017

SEIU’s Henry: Yale University must follow the law and honor graduate workers’ union

WASHINGTON—SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry issued the following statement in support of Yale University graduate workers’

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May 8, 2017

Community College Tenured Faculty Speak Out for the Future of Higher Ed

Thousands of tenured faculty members have formed unions at community colleges across the country, creating a strong voice for our students

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April 11, 2017

American University Graduate Student Workers Win Historic Union Election

Become First Graduate Students in Nation’s Capital to Form a Union as part of National Faculty Forward Movement to Raise Standards in

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