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AFT Launches ‘Real Solutions for Higher Education’ Campaign

The AFT announced a major national campaign to protect and re-establish higher education as a bastion of democratic freedom and opportunity, against the attacks of bad faith actors who seek to disinvest, shatter job security, silence free speech, and put short-term profit over access and affordability.

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Update 24

With nearly 40 members observing, the union & management agreed that progress had been made toward the costing of the contract. Proposed changes to the PSC-CUNY Research Awards were discussed, & the parties exchanged counter offers related to salary increases that accompany promotion or reclassification & colleges’ ability to offer salaries above base.

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Observe Bargaining

Dues-paying PSC members are welcome to observe a bargaining session after completing an online Orientation. If you have already attended an orientation, you do not need to attend another; you will be included on emails inquiring about your availability.

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Summer Contract Campaign

Make fighting for a Fair Contract for A People’s CUNY part of your summer plans.

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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.

July 9, 2024

Bargaining Update 24

Bargaining Update 24: At the July 3 bargaining session, with nearly forty members observing, the union and management agreed that progress had been made toward the costing of the contract.…

July 2, 2024

PSC Members, Students to Bill Thompson: ‘Contract Now!’

Seventy-five PSC members and CUNY students rallied Friday morning outside the Wall Street investment bank where CUNY Board of Trustees Chair Bill Thompson serves as chief administrative officer. Hundreds of…

June 29, 2024

PSC-CUNY Remote Work Agreement Extended Through June 2025

The PSC has secured an agreement with CUNY to extend the current remote work agreement through June 30, 2025 while negotiations continue about the future of remote work for PSC members. The…

June 28, 2024

Reductions to the City University of New York Remain in the NYC Budget

June 28, 2024 Today’s handshake agreement announced a restoration of $15 million in operating support for community colleges. But the restorations don't offset the Mayor's $95 million previous cuts.  Given…

June 28, 2024

PSC Members, Students to CUNY Board Chair Bill Thompson: ‘Contract Now!’

75 PSC members and CUNY students rallied the morning of Friday, June 28 outside Siebert Williams Shank & Co., the Wall Street Investment Bank where CUNY Board of Trustees Chair…


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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