SOLIDARITY ACTION ALERT

Tomorrow, October 23 is Reclaim Rutgers Day   Sisters and Brothers: Over 20,000 unionized faculty and staff at Rutgers University (half of them AFT members) are currently in negotiations and working under expired contracts. They have gone at least three years without a raise while the cost of living, particularly health care costs in the state [...]

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A sign of hope for adjuncts at Temple

When the public hears about the reality of adjunct faculty’s lives, the stories seem unbelievable but universal. There’s the low payment per course that is often below minimum wage when you compute actual hours. There’s the total lack of health, pension and other benefits that might make the low wages less ruinous. There’s the random [...]

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Pre-trial ruling finds that ACCJC violated federal law

Superior Court judge Curtis Karnow released a 40 page finding that he was unable to grant summary adjudication in the lawsuit to overturn the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges’ attempt to withdraw accreditation from the City College of San Francisco. The ruling contained two significant findings, both of which bolster the case that ACCJC [...]

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