Faculty at the University of Southern California are coming together to raise standards for both their profession and their students. Sign the petition and support their efforts.
On December 30th, faculty members at Otis College of Art and Design voted in favor of forming a union, making approximately 250 instructors the newest members of SEIU Local 721.
Art instructors at colleges and universities across Los Angeles are taking steps to create a more equitable educational and working environment for their colleagues and students. Sign the petition and support their efforts.
On Monday July 14th, ballots were counted at the National Labor Relations Board, with the majority of LCAD part-time faculty voting in favor of forming a union with SEIU/Adjunct Action.
LMU adjunct Arik Greenberg spoke out about the plight of Los Angeles area adjuncts during a briefing for congressional staffers in Washington, DC, on January 24.
A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education highlights Cambridge, MA and Los Angeles City Council resolutions as adjuncts in both cities are building towards union elections.
The Los Angeles City Council passed a resolution in support of adjunct professors, calling for colleges and universities in the LA area to support their adjunct faculty given their significant role in academia, and to also allow them to unionize without interference.
Catholic Scholars for Worker Justice wrote a statement of support for adjunct professors working together to build a union at Loyola Marymount University.
SEIU, veterans groups and elected officials testified at a hearing on proposed regulations of for-profit universities held by Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley in Boston.
Adjunct faculty teaching at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to form a union with SEIU/Adjunct Action.
Adjunct faculty at Whittier College voted to form a union in Adjunct Action, a project of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).