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Category Archives: unions

The Salaita Case and the Case for Faculty Unionization

In early August, I came across an op-ed on the Salaita case on the Huffington Post Politics blog, and now that just about everything else has been said about that … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 16 Comments

Speaker Series at Wright State University: 2. John McNay

The poster for the entire series is available at:  http://academeblog.org/2015/01/06/speaker-series-at-wright-state-university-overview/

January 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

When Truthful Answers Are So Very Hard to Find

I received this somewhat lengthy item in my e-mail this evening; perhaps financial desperation is making people more amenable to reading the longer pieces that we have been repeatedly warned … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Pie Is Getting Bigger . . . American Workers Helped Bake It . . . But Most of Them Aren’t Getting a Bigger Slice

Remarks By  U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, AFL-CIO National Summit on Raising Wages, Washington, D.C., January 7, 2015 [as prepared for delivery] Good morning brothers and sisters! MaryBe, … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · 3 Comments

Speaker Series at Wright State University: Overview

 

January 6, 2015 · 4 Comments

Ten Questions for Conference and Chapter Leaders: 1. Ohio Conference

This is the first post in what I hope will be a series, in which conference and chapter leaders comment on the issues that they are trying to address and … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

NLRB Ruling on the Efforts of the Adjunct and Full-Time Contingent Faculty at Pacific Lutheran University to Organize a Collective Bargaining Unit

Pacific Lutheran University argued that SEIU should be prevented from organizing a collective bargaining unit for adjunct faculty at the institution for two reasons: the faculty promote the religious mission … Continue reading

December 20, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Self-Propagation of the Consultants

In its list of the most influential people in higher education for 2014, the Chronicle of Higher Education includes diverse individuals and just one group, “The Hired Guns: The Consultants.” … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Results of Graduate Students’ Strike at the University of Oregon

The strike by graduate students at the University of Oregon lasted eight days and ended after a 22-hour marathon session with a mediator. Here the highlights of what the Graduate … Continue reading

December 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

University of Oregon Graduate Students Walk Out

The following paragraphs are quoted from an article written by Diane Dietz for the Register-Guard in Eugene, Oregon: “The GTFF [Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation] demanded two weeks of paid medical … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · 2 Comments
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