October 2017 | Voting on demands
Union delegates vigorously debated and eventually voted overwhelmingly to approve an ambitious set of demands for the PSC bargaining team that focused on raising adjunct pay and reaching fair salaries across the board.
December 2017 | Baruch College protest
Members marched from the Graduate Center to the CUNY Board of Trustees hearing at Baruch College as the previous contract with CUNY expired.
June 2018 | Board of Trustees
Members said clearly: adjunct instructors are full-time teachers with part-time pay.
September 2018 | Thompson protest
The union descended on the Financial District office of CUNY Board of Trustees Chair William Thompson to demand a fair contract.
December 2018 | Civil disobedience
More than a dozen union members were arrested for blocking the Baruch College entrance during a Board of Trustees hearing. The PSC protested the BOT’s lack of action on demands for state funding.
January 2019 | Board of Trustees protests
Students joined PSC members to demand that the Board of Trustees tell the state it must address its chronic underfunding of CUNY.
March 2019 | Bargaining intensifies
The bargaining team discussed progress in the ongoing contract talks with CUNY.
May/June 2019 | Graduation
Students and their families showed solidarity with faculty and staff, demanding a fair contract during Spring graduation ceremonies throughout the CUNY system. Many graduates wore PSC stickers on their caps and gowns.