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Senior Taylor Ford is a member of Students for Labor Action at Ithaca College, which has held teach-ins in conjunction with part-time and contingent faculty to discuss their unionization efforts.

Commentary: Helping teachers helps students

By Taylor Ford October 4, 2016
There is also another powerful reason for us to reconsider the way that we treat our part-time faculty: our experience, as students.
Members of the Ithaca College part time–faculty union walked out of negotiations with the administration Sept. 23 after receiving what they said was a disappointing counterproposal on compensation. On Dec. 8, the union announced that it may hold a strike vote at the beginning of next semester.

Update: IC part time–faculty union, administration far apart in talks

By Grace Elletson, Assistant News Editor September 23, 2016
“We’ve had dialogue about the issues,” Burroughs said. “They’re either stalling or not doing their work, and we’re not going to tolerate that.”
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