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Megan Graham, assistant professor, left, and Rachel Gunderson, former instructor, hug Shoshe Cole, former assistant professor, after signing the final contingent faculty contract March 26.

Faculty union resolves its NLRB lawsuits with Ithaca College

By Grace Elletson, News Editor September 13, 2017
The union has resolved its lawsuits with the administration — one ended in a withdrawal of the suit, the other ended with a settlement.
Kurt Lichtman, lecturer in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, dropped the suit he filed against the contingent faculty union.

Faculty member sues contingent faculty union

By Grace Elletson, News Editor April 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.
 Cornell Graduate Students United organizes in support of graduate student Martha Jean-Charles at Caldwell Hall at Cornell University on Sept. 21.

Cornell graduate student union continues organization effort

By Sophia Tulp, Staff Writer November 28, 2016
Graduate students at Cornell University are attempting to gather enough votes to hold a referendum on whether or not to form an official graduate student union amid opposition.
Ithaca College part-time faculty and student supporters pose for a photo outside of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center April 15, following a meeting with Ithaca College administration.

Update: Ithaca College part-time faculty elect to unionize

By Max Denning, Assistant News Editor May 28, 2015
Ithaca College part-time faculty successfully elected to unionize May 28 with an overwhelming majority.
The statement, released on Intercom on behalf of President Tom Rochon and Linda Petrosino, interim provost and vice president for educational affairs says the college is neither pro-union or anti-union

Ithaca College releases statement regarding potential unionization

By Max Denning, Online News Editor April 17, 2015
Ithaca College has released a statement regarding the potential unionization of part-time faculty members.
From left, lecturers Robert Ziomkowski, Tom Schneller and Rachel Kaufman exit their meeting with President Tom Rochon.

Ithaca College part-time faculty to vote whether to unionize

By Max Denning, Online News Editor April 15, 2015
Ithaca College part-time faculty will vote in the coming weeks on whether to unionize, having filed their petition to unionize with the National Labor Relations Board on April 15.
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