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Seattle Times Education Blog | by Katherine Long, reporter | Nov. 22 with update on Nov. 23
More than 150 Green River Community College faculty members presented a petition to the college’s board of trustees Thursday asking that an increase in state funding be put toward a boost in faculty salaries, particularly for adjunct faculty. [read full story]
No doubt you’ve heard the recent flurry of media coverage about Boeing machinists voting 2-to-1 to reject the company’s “take-it-or-we’ll-leave” proposal to build the 777X in Washington. Their proposal would:
The entire AFT family is heartbroken by the loss of life and devastation caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan, and the AFT is prepared to help any way we can with recovery efforts, says AFT President Randi Weingarten.
"Thousands of part-time college professors are joining labor unions, a growing trend in higher education that's boosting the ranks of organized labor and giving voice to teachers who complain about low pay and a lack of job security at some of the nation's top universities."