Author: Rutgers AAUP-AFT

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 »

Grad workers, undergrads pack Chancellor’s forum, demand answers

Taking action puts our issues front and center! Check out Katy Gray, union leader and doctoral student in the Rutgers University Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, with today’s Daily Targum – featuring the action Wednesday by graduate workers on the front page! Graduate workers and undergraduate supporters from Rutgers United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) packed a… Read more »

Chancellor Dutta: Stand With Grad Workers

Our future and America’s future are at stake because of Trump’s horrifying tax plan. Graduate workers at more than 40 universities spoke out on November 29th. Across the nation the message was clear: any tax plan that passes increasing our tax burden by upwards of 5-10% of our salaries, any tax plan that passes limiting… Read more »