Contingent faculty are in the spotlight for National Adjunct Action Week

Across the country this coming week, AFT’s 80,000 contingent faculty members will be taking action to demand justice in their workplaces and inform the public about the overuse and exploitation of adjunct and contingent faculty. Activities will range from visibility actions to rallies to teach-ins to marches. Below is a list of AFT affiliates who [...]

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AFT on Proposed Repeal of 30-Hour Threshold for Full-Time Employees To Be Eligible for ACA Healthcare Coverage

WASHINGTON—Statement from American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten on the House bill to raise the 30-hour full-time employment threshold for Affordable Care Act eligibility to 40 hours: “Contingent workers, including college and university adjunct faculty, make up an increasing share of the workforce. If the threshold for coverage is raised from 30 to 40 [...]

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AFT, AFT-Oregon and Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation on the University of Oregon Graduate Employees’ Strike

For Immediate Release December 5, 2014 Contact: Richard Fowler 202-412-7745 rfowler@aft.org www.aft.org   AFT, AFT-Oregon and Graduate Employees Union on the University of Oregon Graduate Employees’ Strike EUGENE, Ore.—Statements from leaders of the American Federation of Teachers, AFT-Oregon and the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation on the graduate workers’ strike at the University of Oregon, which [...]

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