Inside/Outside Strategy: the CFT PTFC and Higher Ed Issues Committee Resolution on the Two-Tier System

Yesterday John Govsky, long-time activist at Cabrillo College, wrote to Joe to say: Hi Joe, I just want to show you a resolution that I wrote. Today it has been approved by the CFT Part-Time Faculty Committee, and also by the CFT Higher Ed Issues Committee, so it will now go to the CFT StateContinue reading “Inside/Outside Strategy: the CFT PTFC and Higher Ed Issues Committee Resolution on the Two-Tier System”

HELU: Higher Education Labor United

This is just a paste-in of an announcement of the Higher Ed Labor United summit coming up at the end of this month. Prep for this summit is going on very fast with a group of young activists from all over the country. It’s pretty exciting. Please click through on this and sign up, andContinue reading “HELU: Higher Education Labor United”

Harvard and Berkeley: Two contingent faculty workforces, two strike threats

In fall 2021 two unions representing contingent (adjunct, non-tenure line, grad worker) faculty faced down two of the most prestigious universities in the world by mounting a credible strike threat.¬†¬†Both the Graduate Student Employees at Harvard, represented by the United Automobile Workers (HGSU-UAW), and the Lecturers in the 9-campus University of California system, represented byContinue reading “Harvard and Berkeley: Two contingent faculty workforces, two strike threats”