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June 20, 2024

Hundreds of New Yorkers Rally for A Peoples Budget

PSC members, community groups, and electeds urged the City Council to hold its ground on critical city services, including CUNY,  while President Davis stood with Council Members calling for a fully functional education system. PSC members rallied alongside hundreds of New Yorkers and elected officials at City Hall Thursday, June…

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 faculty and staff have an expired contract! Make fighting for a Fair Contract for A People’s CUNY part of your…

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 million from the university’s budget. Cuts to CUNY are unacceptable and will hurt the future of New York. If the…

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 violated the PSC-CUNY Contract and the CUNY Bylaws when it changed the word “Summary” to the word “Leadership” under the…

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 and hurt the New Yorkers he was elected to serve. Libraries, 3-K and other public services should also be restored,…

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 rental broker to also pay the broker fee. Rent and associated living costs continue to rise across New York City;…

June 3, 2024

Bargaining Update 19 | 3 NYC Budget Actions

New York City’s budget deadline is a month away. The PSC’s Legislation Committee is organizing to shore up our champions in the City Council, restore the Mayor’s cuts to community colleges, and win new targeted investments for our students and community colleges. Here’s how to help: Write Your NYC Council Member…

May 30, 2024

Union Grievance Wins $1.7 Million for CUNY Adjuncts and Instructional Staff

More than 4,300 adjuncts and other instructional staff represented by the PSC will receive a combined payout of more than $1.7 million dollars under the terms of a new settlement agreement signed by President Davis on Wednesday, May 22. The settlement stems from college and CUNY-wide grievances filed by the…

May 23, 2024

The CUNY Experiment

Like so much about New York City politics, the fates of the various Gaza solidarity encampments that sprang up throughout the city in recent weeks were in part a question of real estate. At the New School, which has no outdoor campus, protesters needed to set up the encampment indoors…

May 22, 2024

No Business As Usual for CUNY | Bargaining Updates

Union Grievance Wins $1.7 Million for CUNY Adjuncts and Instructional Staff More than 4,300 adjuncts and other instructional staff represented by the PSC will receive a combined payout of more than $1.7 million dollars under the terms of a new settlement agreement signed by President Davis on Wednesday, May 22.…

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