CUNY Reaches “Historically” Bad Contract Agreement with Faculty Union
On Wednesday, October 23, after almost two years of closed-door bargaining, the Executive Council of the CUNY Professional Staff Congress (which represents both staff and faculty at the university) finally agreed to a tentative contract proposal with management. Hailed as “historic” and “transformational” by the union leadership and the University, both of which have already […]
James Dennis HoffOctober 25, 2019
Will CUNY Go on Strike?
On Wednesday, September 11, members of the CUNY Graduate Center chapter of the Professional Staff Congress union passed a resolution calling for an immediate strike authorization campaign; several other chapters are set to follow this month. Could this be the beginning of a bigger movement toward a strike, or will the PSC leadership once again squander the opportunity and settle for another weak contract?
James Dennis HoffSeptember 16, 2019
PSC Bureaucrats Feeling the Heat as the Demand for ‘$7K or Strike’ Gains Ground
7KOS activists respond to harsh criticisms from the leadership
James Dennis HoffMarch 23, 2019
[VIDEO] CUNY: PSC Members Arrested in Protest for Fair Contract
The NYPD arrested a dozen PSC-CUNY members who engaged in civil disobedience as part of the fight for a new contract that includes 7K per course for all adjuncts.
Left VoiceDecember 13, 2018
CUNY Union Delegate Assembly Supports Migrant Caravan, Demands Asylum for Refugees
PSC CUNY represents more than 25,000 faculty and staff at the City University of New York. Delegate members also donated more than $600 dollars for aid to the caravan in Mexico.
Left VoiceNovember 13, 2018
‘No Power Greater’: Solidarity and Struggle at CUNY
Adjunct faculty at CUNY have been exploited for decades, but the union leadership has done little to address the problem. A militant, rank and file strategy, grounded in solidarity, is the only winning solution.
James Dennis HoffSeptember 23, 2018