Category: Our Campaign in the News

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

via Students and faculty members rallied at Rutgers University Friday in support of a $15-an-hour minimum wage. (Alexis Johnson | NJ Advance Media for By Alexis Johnson NJ Advance Media for 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 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 »

Rally over $15 minimum wage planned at Rutgers campus

via 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 »