News & Updates

April 28, 2015

Statement by SEIU President on Corinthian College

After nearly a year of uncertainty Corinthian College announced that it is immediately shutting down operations. For the estimated 16,000

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April 9, 2015

Keep holding Corinthian College responsible

In June, Corinthian Colleges Inc., the owner of Heald College, was put on heightened financial oversight by the Dept. of Education and

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April 1, 2015

A Conversation: Historically Black Colleges and Universities and For-Profits

In March, SEIU Local 500 member and adjunct professor at the University of the District of Columbia Albert Pearsall III sat down with

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March 31, 2015

Faculty Join in Fast Food Worker Movement

From CBS News: “Expanding the labor movement to college campuses hearkens back to successful social movements that included pressure from

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March 2, 2015

Bentley Adjunct Faculty Form a Union with SEIU Local 509

Adjunct faculty at Bentley University overwhelmingly voted “Union Yes” today, casting their ballots to joinFaculty Forward – a

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February 25, 2015

Nationwide Day of Collective Action to Raise Standards in Higher Education

Today, students and part-time instructors across the country are coming together in a dramatic show of unity for fair pay and better

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February 18, 2015

National Adjunct Walkout Day Action Ideas

A Day Without Adjuncts: On February 25th, this powerful idea will become a reality as faculty across the country band together to demand

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February 13, 2015

Tufts Full-Time Faculty Vote to form a Union

Full-time faculty at Tufts University voted to form a union with SEIU Local 509 yesterday. They join their part-time colleagues at Tufts

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February 9, 2015

Inside Higher Ed Article on “Bold” New Campaign

“Most observers agree that adjunct instructors deserve better pay, but what about $15,000 per course? The Service Employees International

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February 6, 2015

Faculty from Across America Launch Bold Effort to Restore Investments in the Classroom

Set a National Standard of $15,000 in Total Course Compensation Building off the national movement to form unions, faculty from 20 states

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