For months, CUNY students organized opposing controversial changes to their student activity fees. Because of student pressure from many fronts, the BOT has postponed making changes until the fall semester.
The “maintenance of effort” bill is alive again in Albany. Is the current political climate right for enacting this crucial higher ed funding?
The Supreme Court case could overturn a four-decade precedent and rule that unions can no longer collect fees from non-members who they represent. For months the PSC has been engaged in a membership campaign and ready for a negative decision from the conservative majority high court.
Because of years of organizing, the union was able to break a 30-year stalemate on teaching loads. Sustained union pressure is needed to ensure that the agreement is implemented properly.
The student movement against activity fee reform has forced the CUNY Board of Trustees to relent slightly, but activists still see their rights at risk.
The state's allocation to CUNY was only nominally increased by four percent, but the budget also included pro-labor measures that would help organizing efforts at public unions.
A new report shows the terrible working conditions at many CUNY cafeterias. With the help from the PSC and students, workers are fighting back.
Renée Lasher has been helping faculty and staff with their grievances for several years. Now she takes the helm as the PSC's director of contract enforcement.
One hundred percent of LaGuardia full-time faculty sign union cards
Voting in the union-wide general election takes place in April. Meet the candidates and learn how to cast your ballot by phone or internet.