Author: Rutgers AAUP-AFT

On International Women’s Day, Rutgers AAUP-AFT To Host Panel and Speakout on Gender and Race Equity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Patrick Nowlan, 732-964-1000, pnowlan@rutgersaaup.org Sherry Wolf, 773-991-3877, swolf@rutgersaaup.org New Brunswick, NJ – On Thursday, March 8, the Rutgers American Association of University Professors – American Federation of Teachers (AAUP-AFT) will hold a panel discussion and speakout on gender and race equity. The event will be held in the Pane Room of… Read more »

Rutgers Board Uses Cops to Keep Some Protesters Out of Meeting

With Union Contracts Nearing Their End, Faculty Members Call For Negotiations BY CHARLIE KRATOVIL via New Brunswick Today Union protesters made up much of the audience at the February 7 meeting, but some were denied entry. NEWARK, NJ—University police officers restricted some people from attending the February 7 meeting of one of the governing boards that oversees… Read more »

Unions and allies work together for the common good on campus

Rooms were packed and rallies loud during the filled-to-capacity Bargaining for the Common Good in Higher Education Convening at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., Feb. 22-24. Hundreds of activists, including a wide array of AFT members, other unionists and community organizers, were eager to dive deep into finding ways their work can serve not… Read more »

Rutgers students, workers march to demand $15 minimum wage on campus

via NJ.com Students and faculty members rallied at Rutgers University Friday in support of a $15-an-hour minimum wage. (Alexis Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) By Alexis Johnson NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Hundreds of Rutgers students and unionized employees rallied Friday in a continued push for higher wages for all campus workers. The Rutgers University chapter of… Read more »

Protest planned at Rutgers-New Brunswick for $15 minimum wage

via MyCentralJersey.com By Nick Muscavage NEW BRUNSWICK – Student groups and unions are planning a protest at Rutgers University, calling for a $15 minimum wage for university employees. On Friday, Feb.23, student groups, a coalition of Rutgers unions and representatives from campuses across the nation will hold a rally and march at Rutgers-New Brunswick. The action,… Read more »

Rutgers Union Rally Planned Friday for $15 Minimum Wage

By ADAM SAMUEL TapInto   Credits: Photo: Rutgers Council of AAUP Chapters 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 on College Avenue to demand a $15 minimum wage. The action, initiated by the Rutgers… Read more »

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 »