LIU LOCKOUT OVER

Link to original story by the Long Island University Faculty Federation Dear LIUFF Colleagues, We have won a victory. The administration will end their unprecedented lockout effective 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, September 14. We will be reunited with our students and can resume our professional lives. Our collective bargaining agreement is extended until May 31, 2017, and…

Years of organizing at CUNY yields wins for workers

by Cameron Orr Originally posted @ PeoplesWorld.org (link) NEW YORK – Following years of mobilizations by the union memberships on campus, a quick succession of victories over the past week have arrived for workers, faculty, and teaching staff at the City University of New York. These recent wins should be seen against the broader backdrop…