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May 30, 2023

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 failure to deduct and submit employee pension contributions” in a timely manner. CUNY is, by law, required to deduct its…

May 25, 2023

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 Fund Retiree supplemental benefits will remain eligible for all Fund supplemental benefits if they waive participation in the New York City…

May 25, 2023

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% of eligible members participated in the vote. The RF, admits they have the money to give our members larger raises--they…

May 25, 2023

How to Save a Community College

The City University of New York has long exemplified the teeming possibilities of higher education. Now its devotees are fighting for its survival.

May 22, 2023

Remote Work Extension Agreement

Dear colleagues, I am writing to let you know that the PSC has secured an agreement with CUNY to extend the remote work agreement through June 30th , 2024. This will affect HEOs, CLTs, faculty librarians, and others. All PSC members share in the union’s fight to protect our working…

May 21, 2023

Pension Lawsuit

The PSC is suing CUNY on behalf of our members [click here to read lawsuit] because the administration has failed to properly deduct and submit pension contributions for hundreds of PSC members to the city pension systems, leaving our members liable for make-up payments and interest that in some cases…

May 21, 2023

CUNY must fix its pension mess: City University is being sued by its faculty for not correctly paying into the retirement system

I’m one of the hundreds of faculty and staff at CUNY who’ve learned in recent months that the CUNY administration failed to properly deduct and submit our pension contributions, shorting union members like me tens of thousands of dollars in retirement savings and putting our ability to retire at risk.…

May 16, 2023

PSC Joins Picket Lines of Striking Writers Guild

PSC Solidarity With Striking Brothers and Sisters at Writers Guild.  Thousands of TV and film writers are striking to bring their contract into the 21st century–wages are falling behind, while production companies have been raking in profits generated in good part by the writers’ work. PSC members have been joining our…

May 16, 2023

CUNY advocates decry budget cuts, push for investment

Faculty, students and elected officials are urging the mayor and the City Council to reverse proposed budget cuts to the City University of New York and instead pump more money into the public university system. Mayor Eric Adams’ budget proposal calls for $41.3 million in annual cuts between fiscal years…

May 15, 2023

The CUNY Budget Saga Continues: State Increasing Funding While City Funding and Enrollment Decreases

In early February, CUNY issued a memo to the Presidents and Department Heads of all its 25 colleges, ordering each college to issue a hiring freeze and develop a ‘Savings Plan’ that includes a 5-6% cut for programs and activities. Since then, the state has passed its new budget plan…

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