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January 2015

Union activists made the case for increased salaries at every level and offered unforgettable descriptions of the damage that unjust working conditions can inflict on CUNY students, faculty and staff.

More than 9,000 CUNY faculty and staff have signed a PSC petition calling for action on a new contract settlement – and the number continues to grow.

The deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown raise issues that affect students every day. Many faculty have incorporated discussing these events in their classroom.

President Obama unveiled an ambitious plan to make community college free for millions of students. The plan, many say, makes higher education more accessible to low-income families and would help improve retention and graduation rates.