Eric Fure-Slocum

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Eric Fure-Slocum is Associate Professor of History at St. Olaf College. He is the author of multiple books and articles on U.S. urban and working-class history.

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Supporting UK University Lecturers on Strike

by on March 12, 2018

Steven Parfitt, who spoke at LAWCHA’s Seattle conference, asks LAWCHA members to support the ongoing lecturers’ strike in the UK by contributing to the University and College Union’s “fighting fund.” As Steven notes, “I know that at my branch, and many other branches, this fund is being used particularly to help contingent faculty who want to strike but can’t afford to do so otherwise.”

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New Panel Added to March 26-28, 2017 Higher Education Conference: Adjunct Faculty Unemployment Benefits Eligibility

by on March 10, 2017

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new panel to examine the issue of unemployment eligibility for adjunct faculty and the significance of the new guidance issued by the United States Department of Labor. The panel will include speakers Jason Myers, Chief Administrative Law Judge, New York State Unemployment Appeals Board, Nancy Cross, SEIU Local 1 Vice President, Louis P.

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The Winds of Changes Shift

by on February 18, 2017

LAWCHA member William Herbert, the Executive Director of the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions at Hunter College, has just published an important article on collective bargaining in higher education. See “The Winds of Changes Shift: An Analysis of recent Growth in Bargaining Units and Representation Efforts in Higher Education,” which appears in the recent issue of the Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy.

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Subscribe to the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions Newsletter

by on January 20, 2017

This January newsletter of the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions contains a number of updates about adjunct organizing, as well as graduate employee and other faculty organizing or collective bargaining. Thanks again to William Herbert, executive director, for forwarding this.

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