Our unions are bargaining for our next contract, and we’re mobilizing the power of faculty members, grad workers, postdocs, staff, students, and communities behind our demands for a better Rutgers. We’ve centralized our union resources on this page. If you want to get involved with our union to work on winning a fair contract, click the button below and fill out the form!
To learn about the contract campaign of the Rutgers Adjunct Faculty Union (which represents Part-Time Lecturers), click here to go to their website. To learn about the contract campaign of AAUP-BHSNJ (which represents health sciences faculty), click here to go to their website.
On Strike to Win
Your first stop to find information about our strike for a fair contract and a better Rutgers
Read about the demands we are bringing to the negotiating table and our union’s ambitious agenda to change our university into the Rutgers that all of us deserve.
A more in-depth guide to what to prepare for if our union is forced to call a strike because the administration has failed to bargain a fair contract.
Share these answers to the questions are students are asking to counter misinformation about what a strike would mean for them.
Find out where we stand on all our major contract proposals. See who’s committed to making progress—and who’s standing in the way of it.
Learn more about the details of our contract proposals. On each issue, you can click to see the actual contract language we’ve put forward in negotiations.
Our union is providing an update about each weekly session of bargaining, written by a rotating cast of member-observers who are sitting in on negotiations.
Listen to regular updates from our union’s RU Listening? podcast team that highlight key issues in bargaining (you can watch videos of the updates here).
Resources and How to Get Involved
Let us know what you’re interested in getting involved with and your ideas and suggestions for organizing, and we’ll contact you.
Read some not-so-fun facts about the Rutgers budget and management’s upside-down priorities. Howard Bunsis, a higher ed finances expert, showed in his town hall presentation that Rutgers is in strong financial shape, and this fact sheet from our union’s University Budget and Priorities Committee proves the administration has the money to meet all of our demands..
Download graphics and flyers about our contract campaign to use in emails or on social media, or to print out and post on office doors and bulletin boards.
- What We R Fighting For (social media/email graphics, office-door posters and flyers, and leave-behind cards)
- Not-So-Fun Facts about the Rutgers Budget (social media graphics and office-door poster)
- Student solidarity materials (flyer)
- #OneFaculty (graphics and office-door posters)
- Rutgers Has the Money (social media graphics and office-door poster)
- Grad funding extensions (social media graphics)
- Graded by union labor (graphic stamp to put on graded papers!)
- Zoom backgrounds and logos for profile pictures