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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

March 28, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

UPDATE: Unions say strike is still on

By | Mar 23, 2017

The Ithaca College bargaining committee has posted the most comprehensive wage and job security proposal for the contingent faculty unions to date.

Students for Labor Action hang banner in support of union

By The Ithacan | Mar 23, 2017

Students for Labor Action hung a banner outside of Emerson Suites which was hosting Ed Tech Day March 23.

Commentary: What it’s like to negotiate with IC administration

By | Mar 22, 2017

Instead of seriously engaging with our proposals, our leadership has tried to clamp down on the prospect of progress at IC through intimidation.

College sends information on union strike to campus constituents

Students, faculty and staff received an email from the administration on March 10 with details about a possible strike.

Open Letter: College expresses support for free speech

By | Mar 8, 2017

To reiterate, there is nothing in the letter that is intended to limit free speech or is contrary to existing policies at Ithaca College.

Contingent faculty responds to Public Safety letter

We challenge Chief Kerry to produce evidence that traffic was stopped because the entrance to the college was blocked by protesters.

College bargaining committee provides update on negotiations

On February 24, the college made a proposal to the part-time unit to increase compensation by 14.3% over four years.

Contingent faculty responds to latest negotiations

As usual, the administration has released information about the bargaining process that contains several misleading or outright false statements.

Lecturer responds to allegations that strike vote results are invalid

By | Feb 28, 2017

The union has decided not to release the total number of votes cast because we do not intend to play into the hand of the administration.

Students and locals rally for IC contingent faculty unions

By | Feb 24, 2017

Students from Ithaca College and members of the Tompkins County Workers’ Center rallied for the second time this week to support the contingent faculty unions.

The Ithacan annotates strike FAQs published by college

By The Ithacan | Feb 21, 2017

On Feb. 19, Ithaca College published a list of facts and questions that community members might have about a potential contingent faculty strike.

Letter to the Editor: Lecturer believes strike vote may be invalid

By | Feb 21, 2017

But, the Union leaders broke one of the fundamental laws of the playing field: they made their own rules, and told everyone something else.