solidarity across unions

Thursday, August 11, 2005

Inside Higher Ed :: Florida's Faculty Free-for-All "When Florida overhauled its higher education system to shift power from the State Board of Regents to boards of trustees at individual campuses in 2003, it invalidated the employment contract between the regents and the statewide union that represented 10,000 professors, throwing academic labor relations into disarray. Last week, Florida’s Supreme Court let stand a lower court’s ruling that found the state’s action to be illegal — a decision heralded by faculty labor leaders, who vowed to try to recoup what they believed professors had lost in the intervening years."
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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.