Part-Time Harper Faculty Seek a Union

Harper College’s part-time teachers are making another push to unionize, a decade after the last effort failed. If they organize, they will be following in the footsteps of the adjunct faculty at other Illinois colleges, such as Oakton and Elgin community colleges and College of DuPage, as well as Roosevelt University. The part-timers behind Harper’s latest push say they want the support of a collective bargaining unit to get higher pay, better working conditions and more job security. Harper employs about 500 part-time faculty and about 200 full-time teachers. Harper part-time faculty and the Illinois Education Association tried to bring […]
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