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SAG and WGA Strike

SAG and WGA Strike

By Matt Minton and Sarah Payne August 15, 2023
With the Screen Actors Guild going on strike Friday, July 14 at midnight after negotiations with major studios failed, all Hollywood production has officially shut down — the first time both SAG-AFTRA and the WGA have gone on strike together since 1960. And the studios ultimately have no one to blame but themselves for the inevitable consequences.
Jack Powers, Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School interim dean, announced his support of the IATSE on Sept. 27 on the Park School of Communications Instagram account. IATSE was founded in 1893 when stagehand representatives met in New York City and pledged to support fair wages and working conditions for all of their members.

IC community members support union for film employees

By Olivia Stanzl, Contributing Writer October 20, 2021
Community members have expressed support for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts.
National Recap: Chicago Public Schools teachers continue strike

National Recap: Chicago Public Schools teachers continue strike

By Brontë Cook October 23, 2019
Teachers in Chicago Public Schools continue their citywide strike that has canceled classes for more than a quarter of a million students. 
Ithaca College contingent faculty members celebrate as they reach an agreement with the administration regarding contracts during a bargaining session on March 27.

UPDATE: Contingent faculty union discloses details on contract

By Grace Elletson, News Editor March 26, 2017
In the basement of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center at 11:15 p.m., the contingent faculty unions were at first silent, some faculty in disbelief.
The contingent faculty unions address media at a March 8 press conference. On March 23, the Ithaca College bargaining committee presented the most comprehensive compensation and job security proposal to date.

UPDATE: Unions say strike is still on

By Grace Elletson March 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 a banner outside of Emerson Suites in support of contingent faculty who are planning to strike March 28 and 29.

Students for Labor Action hang banner in support of union

March 23, 2017
Students for Labor Action hung a banner outside of Emerson Suites which was hosting Ed Tech Day March 23.
Snap Judgment – Contingent Faculty Strike

Snap Judgment – Contingent Faculty Strike

March 22, 2017
The Ithacan asks students around campus if they support the contingent faculty strike and if they will participate.
Senior Peter Zibinski addresses reporters at an event held to support the contingent faculty union outside of an event celebrating the IC 20/20 on March 2.

Students react to contingent faculty strike

By Sierra Guardiola, Staff Writer March 22, 2017

Students at Ithaca College are in the midst of preparing for a strike being held by contingent faculty March 28 and 29. While some are throwing their support behind the faculty, others are wary as to how...

A demonstrator holds a sign at a rally held to support contingent faculty in February. The contingent faculty unions met with the administration March 21 for a bargaining session but not enough movement was made to impede the scheduled strike.

Strike still on despite union bargaining session with college

By Grace Elletson, News Editor March 22, 2017
The Ithaca College contingent faculty bargaining committees met with the administration for a bargaining session March 21.
Lecturer Tom Schneller is a member of the contingent faculty union and writes about the  difficulties the union has had in negotiations with the Ithaca College Bargaining Committee.

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

By Tom Schneller March 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.
Campus community members, including some tenured faculty members, attend a demonstration to pressure the administration to address the demands of contingent faculty members at Ithaca College. JADE CARDICHON/THE ITHACAN

College sends information on union strike to campus constituents

By Ithaca College Administration March 10, 2017
Students, faculty and staff received an email from the administration on March 10 with details about a possible strike.
The contingent faculty unions have announced that they will strike on March 28 and 29 if a contract agreement is not reached.

Contingent faculty unions announce strike date

By Grace Elletson, News Editor March 9, 2017
The contingent faculty unions have released an announcement that they will strike March 28 and 29 if a contract agreement is not reached.
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