Student enrollment has declined at Kingsborough Community College. PSC members have pushed the new administration to address the problem.
CUNY Rising is calling to expand a popular and successful CUNY program.
PSC members packed a CUNY Board of Trustees hearing in October to offer hours of personal testimony and urge the board to do its duty and request a budget that fully funds the next PSC-CUNY contract. Members unrolled a banner with more than 5,000 signatures of members demanding $7,000 per course for adjuncts, raises for all and full funding for the contract.
The CUNY administration welcomes the retail giant’s Queens headquarters, but PSC members raise concerns about the plan.
For years, anti-labor forces have been working to limit the power of unions. Emails, direct mails and fake alternative organizations are some of the deceptive measures they're using.
Software: good for students? CUNY is going forward with using algorithmic software for academic advisement. But without investing in staff, can it work?
In a 5-4 decision this past June in the case of Janus v. AFSCME, the court’s conservative majority ruled that mandatory agency shop fees were a form of compelled speech – despite union arguments to the court that political speech by unions is paid with other monies and that the agency shop fee system was an integral part of maintaining labor peace in the public sector.
Cuomo’s scholarship shows disappointing numbers.
For more than a decade, Mike Fabricant has served as a principal officer to the Professional Staff Congress. Fabricant reflects about the union's campaigns, the work to build change together and how the PSC can leverage its power to create a better CUNY.
Andrea Vásquez, PSC's new first vice president, is no stranger to the union and CUNY. Assuming leadership at a critical time, she shares her thoughts on how to build union activism.