October 5, 2017

U of M Faculty Announce New Direction for Organizing Campaign

U of M Faculty Announce New Direction for Organizing Campaign Faculty choose to avoid legal battle that would see U of MN spending even more taxpayer money Minneapolis– Minnesota Academics United (MNAU) will not pursue an appeal of the Minnesota Court of Appeals September 5, 2017 ruling, which overturned the […]
November 23, 2016
Augsburg campus

Adjunct Faculty at Augsburg College Vote to Join SEIU Local 284 in Push to Raise Standards

Second faculty union win in as many months marks growing movement as Augsburg College adjuncts join Hamline, MCAD, U of M in fight to improve higher education. Over 200 adjunct faculty at Augsburg College formed a faculty union with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 284 in balloting that ended Monday.
September 20, 2016

U of M Contingent & Tenure-Track Faculty United by State Bureau Decision for Union Vote

Today University of Minnesota – Twin Cities faculty praised a decision by the State Bureau of Mediation Services (BMS) that affirms the unified bargaining unit requested by tenure-track and contingent faculty for their union election, setting the stage for a vote later this fall. Faculty are seeking to form a union for a stronger voice in University governance and a stronger voice in shaping the future of higher education in Minnesota.