Fall semester’s first University Senate meeting ended with uncertainty about the future of faculty contract negotiations, updates to Rutgers student services and the announcement of a free speech advisory panel at Rutgers. At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Friday, members of the American Association of University Professors and American Federation of Teachers at Rutgers (Rutgers AAUP-AFT),… Read more »
April 10 | 12pm | Rally at the Board of Governors The fight for just working conditions starts now, and it begins with you Would you like to see: your monthly health care contributions go down by hundreds of dollars or more? yearly cost-of-living raises? more tenure-track faculty and TA/GA lines? tenure eligibility for NTT teaching… Read more »
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 »
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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 »
When grads fight WE WIN! On Wednesday, following weeks of organizing and mobilizing by grad workers across the country, news emerged that the GOP will remove the tax on tuition remission from the final version of the tax bill! Let us be VERY clear: this would not have happened without disciplined action and organizing done… Read more »
13,000 workers at Rutgers are getting a raise to $11/ hour, thanks to the hard work and tireless organizing by workers and students with Rutgers United Students Against Sweatshops! Read more about this tremendous victory in the Daily Targum. Rutgers USAS won’t stop until they win $15/hr for ALL campus workers! The victory comes the day before a… Read more »
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 »