Cleveland State Law School

Cleveland State Law School CB Unit Goes to Fact-Finding

In the spring of 2014, the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law faculty voted to form a union–as a distinct collective-bargaining unit within the existing AAUP chapter at Cleveland State University. Faculty in every other CSU college have been unionized for more than 20 years. Indeed, nationally Cleveland-Marshall has been one of a very few law schools…

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The Verizon Strike: It Is Important to All of Us, Too

This post was written by Dave Johnson for the daily Progressive Breakfast newsletter of the Campaign for America’s Future [http://ourfuture.org/], which has become a driving force behind the New Populist Movement. The group’s report, Organizing to Take Back America: The New Populist Movement, is available at: http://y.ourfuture.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/New-Populist-Movement-Organizing.pdf. Prepared by Roger Hickey, the co-director of the Campaign for…

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Support CCSF Faculty Strike

For nearly two years I have been blogging about the efforts of faculty members at the City College of San Francisco (CCSF) to resist efforts by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) to revoke the school’s accreditation.  As ACCJC has lost credibility and its own status as an authorized accrediting agency grows…

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Non-Tenure-Track Faculty at U of Illinois Strike

Here’s a press release from the AFT/IFT/AAUP local 6546 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, representing the non-tenure-track faculty out on strike today and tomorrow: Hundreds of non-tenure track faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will walk out of their labs and classrooms for two days beginning Tuesday morning, April 19, to…

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PSC Schedules Strike Authorization Vote

The following message from Barbara Bowen, President of the Professional Staff Congress (PSC), a joint AAUP-AFT union representing faculty and staff at the City University of New York, was sent to all PSC members.  It is taken from the PSC website. For previous posts on the PSC’s six-year battle for a fair contract go here.…