posts categorized asAction Alerts

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.

Read more →

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.

Read more →

Temple Adjuncts Deserve a Union

by on March 23, 2015

Ryan Eckes, an Adjunct Professor of English at Temple University forwards a recent MoveOn petition to treat adjunct faculty with dignity and respect by allowing them to form a collective bargaining unit with the union they have chosen, Temple Association of University Professionals (TAUP).

Read more →

(Wisconsin) Rallies Planned to Fight ‘Right-to-Work’ Law

by on February 23, 2015

12:00 p.m. Tuesday February 24 and 12:00 p.m. Wednesday February 25, State Street Side of the Capitol. The Senate Committee on Labor and Government Reform will be holding a hearing Tuesday, February 24, to hear comments on the proposed law. Interested persons may contact legislators about the proposed law by calling the legislative hotline is: 1-800-362-9472.

Read more →