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Full­-time contingent faculty at Ithaca College vote to unionize

By | May 24, 2016

Full­-time contingent faculty members at Ithaca College have voted to form a union with Service Employees International Union Local 200United, according to a press release issued May 24. They elected to unionize in a 23–13 vote out of 47 eligible voters, said Zeke Perkins, organizer for SEIU Local 200United.


Letter to the Editor: H&S senate support efforts to unionize

By | May 4, 2016

We write to express our support for the efforts of the contingent faculty at Ithaca College — many of whom are housed in the School of Humanities and Sciences — to hold a vote upon whether or not to join the part-time faculty in unionizing.


Ithaca College students deliver petition to administration

By | Apr 27, 2016

Ithaca College students delivered a petition with 468 signatures, showing their support for contingent faculty unionization, to Nancy Pringle, senior vice president and general counsel for the Division of Human and Legal Resources, on April 27.


Contingent faculty unionizing together follows a national trend

By | Apr 26, 2016

Concerns about working conditions for contingent faculty members have led to an increase in unionization recently, with part- and full-time contingent faculty sometimes joining together in bargaining units.


Ithaca College contingent and part-time faculty hold teach-in

By | Apr 15, 2016

“I was in an office with another part-timer at one point, and I had received word that I had a contract for the next semester, and she didn’t, and she was a mother, and she said to me ‘I have no idea what I’m going to do now. I have to start applying for jobs,’” Grunberg said.


Full-time contingent faculty’s union request denied

By , | Apr 7, 2016

Members of the Ithaca College administration have denied a request by full-time contingent faculty to join the existing part-time faculty union.


Part-time faculty union faces some pushback in negotiations

By | Mar 23, 2016

“Right now, we have people in our membership who are single mothers, on welfare, on food stamps, barely making ends meet, who don’t know if they’re going to be hired next semester,” Graham said.


Part-time faculty union begins bargaining with administration

By | Nov 4, 2015

The Ithaca College part-time faculty bargaining committee and the administration discussed the committee’s goals at their first bargaining session Oct. 20.


Full-time faculty petition against administration union site

By | Apr 29, 2015

A petition is being circulated among Ithaca College full-time faculty asking the administration to edit the union election informational website it created to be more in line with the statement that the college is “neither anti-union nor pro-union,” which the college claims on the same website. As of 8 p.m. Thursday the petition was signed by 105 people.


Lawmaker sends letter in support of unionization to Ithaca College

By | Apr 23, 2015

New York State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton sent a letter April 23 urging President Tom Rochon and the Ithaca College Board of Trustees to respect the right of Ithaca College part-time faculty to organize and vote to form a union.


NLRB sets date for Ithaca College part-time faculty union election

By | Apr 22, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board has finalized the date for Ithaca College’s part-time faculty unionization election, which Linda Petrosino, interim provost for educational affairs, detailed in a letter to part-time faculty April 22.


Ithaca College releases statement regarding potential unionization

By | Apr 17, 2015

Ithaca College has released a statement regarding the potential unionization of part-time faculty members.