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7,400+ Have Signed the Contract Campaign Petition. Add Your Name Today!
The week before Thanksgiving, the union launched a public petition to Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio calling for immediate action to enable a fair resolution of our contract. Add your name! More than 6,400 people have already signed online, and as of December 15, another 1,018 have signed the paper petition. Let’s increase that number by thousands.
PSC Voices Rise at CUNY Board Hearing
The University Budget Must Fund a Fair Contract
Chancellor Milliken and the CUNY Board of Trustees heard from 30 rank-and-file union members and officers at the Board’s annual budget hearing at Baruch College on November 24, 2014. The members testified about the CUNY Budget Request for 2014-2015 and its connection to a fair PSC-CUNY contract. Together, they made the case for increased salaries at every level and offered unforgettable images of the damage unmanageable workloads can inflict on CUNY students, faculty and staff. Read the testimony.
PSC spent Wednesday, December 10 urging Albany to modernize the forty-year-old Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), with First Vice President Steve London advocating major structural changes and major funding increases to the program.
“City University faculty and staff know first-hand that TAP needs an update. TAP is failing part-time students, adult learners and undocumented students, to name just a few of the types of students who are underserved or ignored altogether by the program,” London testified before a hearing of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, chaired by Manhattan Democrat Deborah Glick.
How Do You Teach About Racial Injustice and Police Conduct?
Clarion is working on an article in its upcoming issue on “Teaching Racial Injustice and Police Conduct,” inspired by ideas collected by the Twitter hashtag #fergusonsyllabus. We want to know how you’ve addressed these topics in the classroom, or how you plan to next semester. Please tell us using this web form.