Adjuncts at American U Reach Settlement After Weeklong Strike

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by Nora Scully, the Georgetown Voice “No contract, no peace!” rang throughout the main campus of American University (AU) on Aug. 26. Unionized AU faculty and staff have been on strike since Aug. 22, protesting insufficient wages amid contract negotiations. By the evening of Aug. 26,  the union and the administrators reached an agreement. After a week of strikes and picketing, the university administrators and union negotiators reached a settlement agreement for the contracts for adjunct faculty, as well as the Provost and Enrollment division staff unit.  “It’s been a long, exhausting week,” Jessica Meagher, a study abroad advisor, adjunct […]
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