Temporary faculty vote overwhelmingly for union representation

After a yearlong battle, adjunct faculty has gained the right to bargain with the Central Michigan University administration. Members of the Union of Teaching Faculty voted by a margin greater than 3 to 1 for union representation Friday. “It was a long road,” said Dan Kukuk, organizer for the American Federation of Teachers Michigan. “We had some major obstacles, but we’re excited now.” The Michigan Employment Relations Commission sent ballots to UTF members at the end of July. Ballots were due Thursday. Members could vote yes or no for union representation or to have representation from the Michigan Education Association, […]
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