A Public Power victory in New York State
On May 2, New York became the first U.S. state to pass a major Green New Deal policy following four years of organizing by the Public Power NY coalition and…
Monday Contract Actions | Open Forum on Racism and Anti-racism at CUNY
Picketing and Leafleting Action 100 Wall Street – 9 AM, Monday, June 5 It’s been three months since our contract expired, and CUNY management has yet to respond to…
Union sues CUNY over pension record failures
The Professional Staff Congress, which represents 30,000 faculty and staff at the City University of New York, has sued the public-university system over what the union claims is CUNY’s “repeated…
Welfare Fund News
At the May 24th meeting of the PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund Board of Trustees, the trustees clarified that Retirees who are over 65 years of age and otherwise eligible for PSC-CUNY Welfare…
Research Foundation Central Office Workers Vote in Favor of Strike Authorization
Almost 80% of PSC members at the CUNY Research Foundation (RF) Central Office have voted in favor of strike authorization rather than accept management’s offer on their latest contract. 93%…
Open Forum on Racism and Anti-racism at CUNY
June 8, 2023 · 6:00 pm — 7:30 pm
Safety Net Committee
June 12, 2023 · 12:00 pm
Delegate Assembly Meeting
June 15, 2023 · 6:30 pm
PSC Closed for Juneteenth
June 19, 2023
May 2023 Clarion
Pushing back on the CUNY-wide hiring freeze, college budget cuts and other austerity directives is central to the PSC fight against normalizing austerity for CUNY. Read about how the measures affect campuses, and how the union is fighting back. Learn about how the state and city budget campaigns are crucial to get the funding that CUNY needs. Also, RF Central workers are in contract talks, and KCC faculty and staff demand answers from college administration on the handling of an incident with students last year.
Read the lawsuit
The PSC is suing CUNY on behalf of our members because the administration has failed to properly deduct and submit pension contributions for hundreds of PSC members.
Op-ed in the New York Daily News
Professor Celia Sporer, Queensborough Community College: CUNY must fix its pension mess - City University is being sued by its faculty for not correctly paying into the retirement system
Check Your Pension Contributions
Demand accurate records & competent pension servicing.
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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