Clarion Masthead

February 2011

Negotiators for the PSC and CUNY sat down on January 26 to begin talks on a new contract. PSC bargaining team members say the key to winning a fair contract lies in the PSC’s ability to build broad support for its vision of CUNY. “We have to reach not only our members and our students but also the larger public,” said bargaining team member Lorraine Cohen.


Gov. Andrew Cuomo's first proposed budget would require students, not millionaires, to make sacrifices. The PSC warned that the plan would harm education at CUNY.

Thanks to a firm defense of academic freedom, political attacks fail to drive Brooklyn College adjunct out of class.

Mayor Bloomberg wants to condition pay raises for city workers on cuts in future pension benefits. Public-sector unions have vowed to fight back.