News & Updates

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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August 30, 2017

This Labor Day is going to be a little different 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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