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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

January 16, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Open Letter: Politics professors support union efforts

We call on the administration to ensure that adjunct faculty per-credit pay for teaching is equitably based on that of full-time contingent faculty.

College releases statement responding to possible faculty strike vote

We are disheartened and frustrated at the adversarial tone, misleading allegations, and willingness to disrupt the learning environment for our students.

Commentary: Part-time faculty deserve equitable pay

By | Nov 16, 2016

It is not surprising that an institution as reliant on underpaid workers as Ithaca College is resisting challenges to that business model.

Commentary: Administration must support fair wage for all faculty

By , | Nov 16, 2016

The administration’s business model includes relying on public tax dollars to subsidize their low wages and unfair contracts.

Union returns to bargaining with receival of counterproposal

By | Oct 26, 2016

The part time–faculty union met with the Ithaca College administration Oct. 24 to continue negotiations.

Community rallies in support of contingent faculty union

By | Oct 19, 2016

IC Students for Labor Action organized a protest at Free Speech Rock outside Campus Center Oct. 19.

Editorial: Working together is key during union negotiations

By | Oct 5, 2016

The administration should work with the union members to identify a funding source that satisfies both parties.

Commentary: Helping teachers helps students

By | Oct 4, 2016

There is also another powerful reason for us to reconsider the way that we treat our part-time faculty: our experience, as students.

Update: IC part time–faculty union, administration far apart in talks

By | Sep 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.”

Part-time faculty and administration continue long contract talks

By | Aug 21, 2016

After nearly a year of negotiations, the Ithaca College part-time faculty union and the administration are still negotiating the most complex contract elements: benefits, wages and job security. Each side feels differently about the progress that’s being made.

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.