Rutgers agrees to provide protections in step with the demand for sanctuary campus
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As we continue our fight for a fair PTL contract, the faculty senate in Camden and New Brunswick have overwhelmingly voted to approve resolutions in support of a fair contract for part-time faculty. Language can be found here:
New Brunswick Faculty Council Resolution on PTLs 4-19
Whereas, Rutgers has millions of dollars to give bonuses to administrators, and
We have won a historic contract and have signed a tentative agreement that you will soon vote on. Over the past week, our “final warning” to the BOG, our preparations and readiness to walk off the job, and very late-night bargaining changed the game. At the very precipice of a strike, the Administration finally conceded to a contract with equity, security, and dignity.
What can you do to move bargaining forward - TAKE ACTION!
Quick takeaway: If you want a say over your teaching schedule in the years and decades to come, please exercise your right to vote and to protest Infosilem. This morning at 8am the Official Strike Authorization ballot was sent to all those who haven't yet voted with a link to cast your vote.
What does Janus mean for our union and our movement?
Find information on when regular meetings will be held
A major focus of the bargaining session was the working conditions of contingent faculty—Non-tenure Track (NTT) and Part-time Lecturers (PTLs). The Union made a number of significant and historic proposals, including the establishment of teaching tenure for teaching intensive faculty, fractional NTT appointments for PTLs, longer contracts (greater job security) for all contingent faculty