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Update 21

At the June 3 bargaining session, the PSC gave CUNY management a comprehensive presentation on how their proposed Bylaw changes are inconsistent with the contract and explained their legal obligation to bargain with the PSC.

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Update 22

On June 5, negotiations continued on adjunct multi-year appointments and job security broadly. The PSC countered CUNY’s “prioritization” model of May 26 with a revised proposal for a commitment to real job security and health insurance eligibility.

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June 14, 2024

Bargaining Updates 21-22 | Summer Campaigns

CUNY management remains obstinate about job security, governance, and fair pay. So, bargaining and our pressure campaign must intensify. The Chancellor and the Trustees will get no break while 30,000…

June 13, 2024

Funding, not cutting, CUNY is a wise investment

New Yorkers know that CUNY is one the city’s best supporters of economic mobility, broad prosperity and strong public institutions, so it’s confounding why the Mayor has chopped nearly $100…

June 10, 2024

Bargaining Update 20 | Win at Arbitration

The union has been vindicated in a grievance related to faculty promotions and governance dating back to 2019. Ruth Moscovitch, of the American Arbitration Association, ruled that LaGuardia Community College…

June 8, 2024

Now do CUNY

Mayor Adams is backing off some of his cuts to K-12 schools. Is he finally listening to constituents, budget experts and the City Council? His attacks on education are unnecessary…

June 5, 2024

PSC has endorsed Council Member Chi Ossé’s FARE Act

PSC President James Davis released the following statement: "PSC-CUNY has voted to endorse Council Member Chi Ossé's FARE Act, a bill that would require the party who hires an apartment…


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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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