Author: Rutgers AAUP-AFT

Rutgers labor unions press for $15 per hour minimum wage, affordable health care

via NJBiz.Com By David Hutter, February 21, 2018 The Rutgers University American Association of University Professors and American Federation of Teachers is asking Rutgers to increase pay to $15 per hour for union employees and affordable health care. The Rutgers University AAUP-AFT also is pressing several additional requests as part of its upcoming collective bargaining negotiations for new contracts for… Read more »

Working People Take Action: Students, Faculty, Unions and Community Will Rally February 23 at Rutgers for $15 Minimum Wage, Strong Unions, and the Broader Common Good

Contacts: Patrick Nowlan, 732-964-1000, pnowlan@rutgersaaup.org Sherry Wolf, 773-991-3877, swolf@rutgersaaup.org New Brunswick, NJ – On Friday, February 23, student groups, a coalition of Rutgers unions, and representatives from campuses across the nation will hold a rally and march at Rutgers University New Brunswick. The action, initiated by the Rutgers chapter of United Students Against Sweatshops and… Read more »

Rally over $15 minimum wage planned at Rutgers campus

via NJBiz.com By David Hutter, February 12, 2018 at 2:33 PM Labor rights organization Rutgers United Students against Sweatshops Local 109 plans to hold at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Brower Commons Dining Hall on the Rutgers New Brunswick campus at 145 College Ave. Rutgers USAS is partnering with university unions and other student organizations on… Read more »

Tell Pres Barchi: It’s Time to Negotiate with Our Unions

Sign the Petition Rutgers Unions – 20,000 Members Strong! Sign the petition to demand that Rutgers Management sit down immediately with our coalition of Unions to begin negotiations. Labor contracts for 20,000 unionized Rutgers employees will expire on June 30, 2018. While Management has not yet confirmed a single bargaining date with any of the… Read more »

Bargaining for the Common Good in Higher Ed Conference, Feb. 22-24

We would like to invite you and other organizations you work with to apply for an exciting community-labor convening taking place February 22nd- 24th on Bargaining for the Common Good in Higher Education! The convening will be hosted by a steering committee of representatives from labor, community and student organizations and convened by the Center… Read more »