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The unionized faculty and staff of the City University of New York represented by the Professional Staff Congress (PSC) disrupted the CUNY Board of Trustees meeting held at Bronx Community College on May 20, 2024 calling out CUNY management for their attempts to weaken the job security of thousands of faculty and staff. The 30,000 CUNY faculty and staff have worked 14 months with an expired contract. (Photo by Erik McGregor)

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Real Raises! Job Security! Contract Now!

No Business As Usual for CUNY Management and the BOT

A last-minute location change didn’t stop over 140 PSC members from disrupting business as usual at the CUNY Board of Trustees meeting this Monday, May 20th at Bronx Community College.

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Management continued to raise the constraints of the city and state pattern on their overall economic offer. The union challenged the idea of a limited “pie” created by the pattern. “The pie is a political artifact,” said President Davis, as he pressed management to make a better offer.

hundreds of PSC members and students rally at Tweed Court House in NYC. Signs say

Urge Them to Keep Fighting for CUNY!

Write Your NYC Council Member!

The Council has been a bulwark against the Mayor’s cuts. They must stand with CUNY once again! If you live outside of NYC, use the address of your CUNY college.


Scott Heins

CUNY can lead on climate

New York State enacted the Build Public Renewables Act (BPRA). This law, which our union had a hand in passing, empowers the publicly owned New York Power Authority to build and deliver renewable energy to public buildings, including CUNY.

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Be part of the PSC!

By joining you ensure our union has the resources to protect our rights at work and to fight for better pay and benefits, improved working conditions and quality education for CUNY students.

May 22, 2024

No Business As Usual for CUNY | Bargaining Updates

Union Grievance Wins $1.7 Million for CUNY Adjuncts and Instructional Staff More than 4,300 adjuncts and other instructional staff represented by the PSC will receive a combined payout of more…

May 22, 2024

CUNY Workers Against Austerity

At the City University of New York, academic workers have been fighting for a new union contract for over a year. They are resisting austerity and further corporatization of the…

May 21, 2024

No Business As Usual for CUNY Management and the Board of Trustees

An 11th hour location change from Midtown to the Bronx didn’t stop over 140 PSC members from disrupting business as usual at the CUNY Board of Trustees meeting this Monday,…

May 20, 2024

CUNY Gave $4 Million Contract to Security Firm That Claims Protesters Are Using ‘Guerrilla Warfare Tactics’

The City University of New York bypassed its spending approval process to okay a contract worth up to $4 million with an ex-NYPD sergeant's private security company that boasts of…

May 16, 2024

OP-ED: Looking Back to Understand this Moment at CUNY

In 1968, when attending junior high school in Brooklyn, my friends and I would cut class to travel up to Columbia University to watch and participate in the student-led Vietnam…


Contract Bargaining Session

May 29, 2024 · 1:00 pm5:00 pm

Watchdog Update Meeting

May 30, 2024 · 3:30 pm4:30 pm

Unemployment Insurance Information Session

May 31, 2024 · 3:30 pm5:00 pm

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A Forceful Advocate

The Professional Staff Congress is the union that represents 30,000 faculty and staff at the City University of New York and the CUNY Research Foundation. We are dedicated to advancing the professional lives of our members, enhancing their terms and conditions of employment, and maintaining the strength and educational excellence of the nation’s largest urban public university.


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