Are F/T Faculty Losing Their Bargaining Power?

by TAA Staff SOME PROFESSORS SEE nothing to fear in the growing number of adjuncts on campus. The strike at Long Island University’s C. W. Post campus may give them pause. This past spring, full-time faculty tried to shut down the campus to protest what they regarded as inadequate pay and an excessive workload. But they managed to cancel only a third of classes, as adjuncts, who are not part of the full-time faculty union, but rather of the Communication Workers of America, did not join the strike en masse. A few adjuncts may not have crossed the picket line, […]
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