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August 30, 2011

This Week in the PSC (8.30.11): Save Adjunct Healthcare! Join the Growing Campaign.

Save Adjunct Healthcare! Join the Growing Campaign. The union’s public campaign to press CUNY to live up to its basic responsibility of funding health insurance for all eligible adjuncts is growing, but it has to get even bigger—before 1,700 of our colleagues lose their coverage! The PSC remains willing and…

August 8, 2011

This Week in the PSC (8.8.11): In solidarity with Verizon workers

In solidarity with Verizon workers—sign the petition 45,000 CWA and IBEW members are now on strike to stop Verizon’s attempt to gut their contract. Despite record profits, Verizon is demanding concessions that would let them outsource more jobs, slash sick days and holidays, eliminate benefits for injured workers, and cut…

August 2, 2011

This Week in the PSC (8.2.11): Court Order Holds Up CUNY Tuition Hike; Full Board of Trustees to Vote August 3rd

Court Order Holds Up CUNY Tuition Hike; Full Board of Trustees to Vote August 3rd In response to a lawsuit filed by three Lehman College students, a state Supreme Court judge signed an order blocking the $300 tuition increase passed by the Executive Committee of the CUNY Board of Trustees…

July 25, 2011

This Week in the PSC (7.25.11): CUNY to Hike Tuition $300

CUNY to Hike Tuition $300 Last Thursday, the CUNY Trustees approved a resolution calling for $150 per semester tuition hikes for full-time students at senior and community colleges. Read PSC’s statement and find links to a video of the vote and audio of student and faculty testimony. Defend Social Security…

July 19, 2011

This Week in the PSC (7.19.11): Board of Trustees Hearing Alert

Board of Trustees Hearing Alert At the end of the legislative session in June, the state legislature authorized CUNY and SUNY to increase senior college tuition by up to $300 per year for the next five years. In November 2010, the CUNY Trustees approved a senior college tuition hike of…

June 29, 2011

This Week in the PSC (6.29.11): CUNY receives modest restorations in the final City budget

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter CUNY receives modest restorations in the final City budget On Wednesday morning, the City Council passed a budget that fell short of restoring necessary funding for CUNY community colleges and student aid. Thanks to PSC’s advocacy, the Council added $25.25 million to the Mayor’s…

June 27, 2011

This Week in the PSC will be sent Wednesday, after the NYC budget details emerge

This Week in the PSC will be sent Wednesday, after the NYC budget details emerge

June 21, 2011

This Week in the PSC (06.21.11): In defense of shared governance

“Like” Facebook.com/PSC.CUNY and follow PSC_CUNY on Twitter In defense of shared governance Last Thursday, the PSC Delegate Assembly passed a resolution urging the CUNY Board of Trustees to reject the proposed “Resolution on Creating an Efficient Transfer System,” a measure that would threaten academic quality at CUNY by overhauling the…

June 6, 2011

This Week in the PSC (6.6.11): Keep the Pressure on the City Council

“Like” Facebook.com/PSC.CUNY and follow PSC_CUNY on Twitter Keep the pressure on; City budget for CUNY not yet decided Mayor Bloomberg has called for punishing cuts to CUNY—on top of the State budget cuts already hurting the colleges. PSC members and leaders are pressing the City Council, which has restored CUNY…

May 23, 2011

This Week in the PSC (5.23.11): PSC objects to anti-labor CUNY bylaw changes, demands university-wide discussion

Follow the PSC_CUNY on Twitter PSC objects to anti-labor CUNY bylaw changes, demands university-wide discussion In a letter to Chancellor Goldstein, PSC President Barbara Bowen registered the union’s opposition to many of the proposed changes to the CUNY bylaws. She also urged CUNY to delay voting on a set of…

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