Eight months into negotiations, St. Petersburg College (SPC) reached an agreement with the newly-formed union representing adjunct faculty, resulting in a three-year contract with sections that addressed several of the educators’ concerns..
Orlando Weekly/McKenna Schueler Tony Anaya, an 84-year-old former adjunct professor at Valencia College, wasn’t planning to submit his letter of resignation to the college last September. After working in Valencia.
by James Song The Los Angeles Times is reporting that union officials alleged on Feb. 9 that USC officials interfered with attempts to organize non-tenure-track faculty by promising them better working conditions.
by Braden McDonald Building on its success in unionizing adjunct faculty members at The George Washington University and American University, officials of the Service Employees International Union Local 500 Coalition.
Part-time teachers at Heartland Community College will get raises of 3.5 percent to 4 percent in coming years. The college’s trustees voted unanimously in October to approve the contract with.
Ideally, union membership will benefit all members equally. It’s a simple system, in theory: faculty unionize, pay dues, and bargain collectively. Everyone benefits. In practice, however, particularly as the numbers.