solidarity across unions

Saturday, October 30, 2004

I'm Labor and I Vote "This issue is critical for our members, many of whom are newly organized academics. With ever-increasing teaching loads, graduate students and adjunct professors at private universities have struggled for years to be seen as employees just like their public university counterparts, who are covered by state labor laws rather than the federal National Labor Relations Act."

Thursday, October 28, 2004

Michigan State: Grad Union Rallies for Better Health Care "A doctor in bloody scrubs, an assortment of angels and a girl sporting bandages around her head and arm hoisted signs taped to crutches as they chanted, 'One, two, three, four. Kick Chickering out the door' and 'Five, six, seven, eight. Get ready to negotiate.'"
Of the world's 100 largest economic entities, 51 are now corporations and 49 are countries (2000)

Wednesday, October 27, 2004

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Friday, October 22, 2004

SEIU Local 500: George Washington Adjunct Faculty Election Results: Union Leading, with Challenged Ballots Yet To Be Resolved "The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) counted the ballots to determine whether the adjunct faculty at George Washington University want to be represented by SEIU Local 500. The vote count shows Local 500 winning by a count of 328-316. However, there are 50 challenged ballots that have not been counted."

The Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions is a loose-knit coalition of labor unions in the USA and Canada that represents graduate students employed as teachers, researchers, and administrative staff.