posts categorized asAction Alerts

Barnard fires union activist

by on July 29, 2017
Last September, Georgette Fleischer, one of the leaders of a long fight to organize contingent faculty at Barnard College, wrote an article for LAWCHA's LaborOnline detailing the struggle and explaining why the new union, UAW Local 2210, had voted to strike. In June, Dr. Fleischer learned that she had been fired. After 17 years of teaching in the College’s First-Year Foundation programs, she was out. Read more →

Help Needed: Contingent Faculty Initiative

by on October 25, 2015

Adjuncts and contingent faculty are teaching more and more students at colleges and universities today. LAWCHA is setting up an ad hoc committee to help make our organization more responsive to the needs and circumstances of this growing cohort.

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Petition against Denying Mr. Clean Workers U Visas

by on October 17, 2015

Labor scholars and activists everywhere are are writing to demand that Leon Rodriguez, Director, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, to reverse his decision to deny the Mr. Clean workers U visas, allowing the company to continue holding them in a condition of unpaid servitude.

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