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For Duquesne Professors, a Union Fight That Transcends Religion

“Union busting is a mortal sin,” the Catholic Scholars for Worker Justice said in a 2010 statement on the indispensable role of unions.

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Unions Seek Amendments In NJ Higher Education Bill

Labor unions representing faculty, staff, and others who would be affected by a bill to overhaul higher education in New Jersey have asked lawmakers to tweak the measure so that thousands of current employees are protected.

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Part-Time Instructors Say Late Paycheck And Disrespect Led To Forming Union At Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kelly O'Leary, a part-time English and French instructor at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, says it only took one bad September for her and her part-time instructing colleagues to decide they'd form a union.

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R.I. Board Of Governors Rejects 4 Contracts

A sharply divided Board of Governors for Higher Education Monday night rejected four contracts that would have given compounded 3-percent raises to faculty at the University of Rhode Island and to members of three other unions.

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California State U Faculty Strike Could Delay School In Fall

Thousands of California State University faculty members have authorized a strike that could delay the opening of school for 400,000 students next fall, union leaders said Wednesday.

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Part-Time Instructors Forming Union At Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo Valley Community College part-time and adjunct faculty members have formed a union and are hoping to have it certified by the state by the end of the month.

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Teaching Assistants Share Woes With Western Michigan University Board Of Trustees

Western Michigan University Board of Trustees received a briefing on the university’s veteran-friendly track record, met the new Western Student Association President and listened to teaching assistant woes at a board meeting on Thursday, April 19.

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Unions To Rally At 8 N.J. Colleges

Union-sponsored rallies are being held at eight college campuses around New Jersey this week.

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MERC Tables Vote On Whether To Allow University Research Assistants To Join Unions

A state labor relations panel will hold off on dealing with a controversial move to unionize university research assistants while the courts deal with a suit brought by Democrats dealing with a related issue.

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UW-Madison Will Open Meetings For Personnel Policy Redesign To Public

UW-Madison officials have decided to open human resources meetings to the public after a group of faculty and staff complained that new work rules for the university's 17,000 employees were being discussed in private.

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