• Posts Tagged ‘teaching’

    Voice your support for the endangered UMass Amherst Labor Center

    by  • September 26, 2016 • Calls to Action, News

    There are many artists’ unions in the U.S. (SAG-AFTRA, the Boston Musicians’ Association,  the National Writer’s Union, to name a few) and many artists of all disciplines who hold part-time jobs as adjunct professors, and/or work in labor positions for their second jobs. Therefore, it is distressing to learn that UMass Amherst’s Labor Center, as well as many labor...

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    NLRB to Grad Students at Private Colleges: You can Unionize!

    by  • August 29, 2016 • Issues, Legislation, News

    Graduate student assistants now have the same protections as employees under federal labor law

    On Tuesday, August 23, 2016, the NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) ruled 3-1 in favor of a Columbia University graduate students’ petition to unionize, effectively allowing all graduate students nationwide to unionize at private colleges.

    “The ruling reverses a misguided...

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