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Pictured above is a previous rally held for the contingent faculty unions. Since it was held on Oct. 19, the part time–faculty union has made progress in negotiations with the administration but still remain stuck on compensation — the one issue that might send them to strike.

Ithaca College prepares for possible contingent faculty strike

By Grace Elletson, News Editor January 25, 2017
For over a year, the college has been in a bargaining battle with two contingent faculty unions and the prospect of a strike is looming.
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.”
Over 50 Ithaca College faculty members and students gathered April 14 in Job 160 for a teach-in about working conditions for part-time and full-time contingent faculty at the college, as well as the movement to join the union, which part-time faculty are a part of.

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

By Evan Popp, Staff writer April 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.
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