The week in union images from around the web.
Over 200 union members and supporters from the AFT, AFSCME, and the 4Cs gathered on Saturday on the front lawn of Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont’s mansion to advocate for fair contracts, adjunct equity, an end to consolidation plans, and a better community college system for the students of Connecticut.
Our union declared impasse in contract negotiations yesterday, after months of unsuccessful and unproductive negotiations with the Board of Regents.
Rally This Saturday in Hartford to #SaveCTCommunityColleges (Free Instagram Post Templates to Share!)
This Saturday at noon, please join us at the Hartford mansion of Governor Lamont to #SaveCTCommunityColleges.
Board of Regents Negotiations Team sets its sights on “Excessive wage payments to nurses” during 4Cs contract negotiations
On Thursday, November 11, during 4Cs Negotiations with the Board of Regents, we heard some outrageous responses. From, “We want to restore our management rights,” and “There is no middle ground,” to demands we “cease and desist,” expressing our first amendment rights to free speech. The Board made clear they have no interest in reaching […]
Helena Worthen is a novelist, union activist and retired contingent faculty worker. Her book, What Did You Learn at Work Today? The Forbidden Lessons of Labor Education (Hardball, 2013) won the 2014 Best Book award from the United Association for Labor Education.
Labor unions filed a lawsuit on Monday to challenge a federal statute that makes it a felony for members of the armed forces to participate in union activities or to support labor organizing in their ranks.
John Oliver discusses the mechanics of union-busting, why the companies who do it face so few consequences, and what it really means when your manager wants to talk to you about “your attendance.”
Waterbury, CT – Terrence Cheng, President of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, plans to wrap up his tour of all twelve community colleges with a visit to Naugatuck Valley on Thursday, November 4. In a show of solidarity, faculty and staff from various unions across the campus plan to boycott the meetings planned with […]