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Professional Staff Congress (PSC)

CUNY Administration Lays Off Hundreds of Faculty

The City University of New York is threatening to lay off potentially thousands of faculty, but the rank and file are fighting back.

Olivia Wood

May 16, 2020

10 Reasons to Vote No on the PSC-CUNY Contract

A faculty member at CUNY Lehman College explains why the most recent contract proposed by PSC-CUNY leadership does not satisfy even the most basic demands of CUNY’s rank and file.

Stuart Chen-Hayes

November 14, 2019

[Video] Vote No to the PSC-CUNY Contract

The offer by CUNY management means more austerity for CUNY employees and a worse education for our students. Say No to this contract. CUNY adjuncts, HEOs, CLTs and full-timers deserve much better.

Luigi Morris

November 7, 2019

“The CUNY PSC Contract is an 8,600-Word Capitulation.”

A CUNY adjunct writes about why he is against the PSC's proposed contract. If you would like to write about why you are voting no, we encourage you to submit to [email protected]

Alan L. Bounville

November 1, 2019

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 Hoff

October 25, 2019

The Taylor Law Can be Defeated

Passing resolutions and lobbying Albany is not enough. If we want to take back the right to strike, we will have to use it.

James Dennis Hoff

September 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 Hoff

September 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 Hoff

March 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 Voice

December 13, 2018