Posts tagged adjunct professors

    NYC’s New School tells students to attend class while professors strike

    November 17, 2022 // Part-time professors at Manhattan’s New School went on strike on Wednesday — but the progressive university wants students to cross the picket line to keep attending classes while their instructors fight for better wages. Parents were stunned when they received an email from the university on Wednesday that said that despite the professor strike, the school “remains open and instructional activities are ongoing.” The school, which can cost upwards of $60,000 per year, said it’s encouraging students to keep up with their work through an “alternative instructional plan

    Faculty Members at Howard University Threaten to Strike Over Working Conditions and Pay

    March 21, 2022 // During a demonstration held on campus Wednesday, several university faculty members, students and alumni leaders rallied in support of the school’s faculty as they argue what is low pay for non-tenured, full-time teaching faculty and adjunct professors. Some faculty members say if an agreement is not reached with the university by Friday, they will execute a strike starting next week.

    US unions see unusually promising moment amid wave of victories

    March 16, 2022 // Gebre said the nation’s unions should send far more organizers and money to back the union drives at Starbucks and Amazon. “The rest of the labor movement should be willing to lend a hand,” even if they don’t get any of the members, said Gebre, who was recently named Greenpeace’s chief program officer. “That’s what solidarity means.”