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Contingent Faculty Union begins negotiations for second contract

By | Apr 29, 2021

The Ithaca College Contingent Faculty Union begins negotiations for its second contract April 29 because the current collective bargaining agreement is set to expire May 31. 


Editorial: Students should engage with history of IC union

By | Apr 28, 2021

Similar to now, contingent faculty members found themselves at risk of losing their jobs — and even more, their connections with students.


Arbitrator rules against administration in contingent faculty case

By | Feb 19, 2021

The arbitrator found that Schneller’s actions did not warrant disciplinary warning. The college has been ordered to expunge the warning.


Contingent faculty union raises concerns over contract

By | Apr 17, 2019

The Ithaca College Contingent Faculty Union is raising concerns that the college is not abiding by its contract with the union.


Commentary: More contingent faculty deserve recognition

It would be wonderful to see more awards go to contingent faculty this year, but that can only happen if you — yes, you! — nominate someone who’s touched your life.


Open Letter: Unions will fight for Paid Family Leave Program

Major unexpected events in our lives — both good and bad — can take a lot of time to work through.


Commentary: Faculty deserve Paid Family Leave Program

By | Nov 8, 2017

Thinking in this way begs the question: Why even hire someone in the first place if they’re going to have to take an extended leave of absence?


UPDATE: Occupation of PRW by Students for Labor Action called off

By | May 2, 2017

The contingent faculty union and student supporters of the Students for Labor Action club have begun occupying the Peggy Ryan Williams Center.


Faculty member drops lawsuit against faculty union

By | May 2, 2017

Kurt Lichtman, lecturer in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, dropped the suit he filed against the contingent faculty union.


Students to occupy PRW to protest alleged unfair labor practices

By | May 1, 2017

IC Students for Labor Action and the Contingent Faculty Union will be holding a sit-in in the Peggy Ryan Williams Center starting May 2 at noon.


Commentary: Class issues absent from higher education

By | Apr 26, 2017

Like many private colleges, the students from wealth families are overrepresented at IC, while lower middle class and poor people are underrepresented.


Faculty member sues contingent faculty union

By | Apr 25, 2017

A faculty member is suing the contingent faculty union for not disclosing that faculty do not have to become members of the union to be employed.